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BLOMMÉR, Nils Jakob Olsson (1816 - 1853), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLOMMÉR, Nils Jakob Olsson (1816 - 1853), Painter

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Swedish, 19th century, male.

Born 12 June 1816, in Skåne; died 1 February 1853, in Rome.

Painter. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes.


From 1848 to 1850 Nils Blommér lived in Paris, then moved to Italy, remaining there until his death.

Even after he left his homeland, he remained attached to its legends and filled his compositions with ancient Scandinavian heroes in Romantic landscapes, most

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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