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BESKOW, Elsa (1874 - 1953), Illustrator, draughtsman, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BESKOW, Elsa (1874 - 1953), Illustrator, draughtsman, watercolourist

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 11 February 1874, in Stockholm; died 30 June 1953.

Illustrator, draughtsman, watercolourist. Figures, scenes with figures.

[not available online]Elsa Beskow was a student at the technical college in Stockholm from 1892 to 1895. She was known mainly for her illustrations of children's books.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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