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BISSCHOP, Christoffel (1828 - 1904), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BISSCHOP, Christoffel (1828 - 1904), Painter

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 April 1828, in Leeuwarden; died 5 October 1904, in The Hague.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Christoffel Bisschop was determined to pursue a career in the arts despite the opposition of his father and his tutor. With support from his mother, he enrolled at the studio of the painter Willem Hendrik Schmidt in Delft, remaining there until

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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