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BURGER, Johannes (<i>born</i> 1829), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BURGER, Johannes (born 1829), Engraver

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 31 May 1829, in Burg.


Johannes Burger learned the rudiments of engraving in 1849 with Suter in Zofingen, then went on to the Munich academy of art. He worked for a time with C. Heinrich Merz and then, in 1851, joined Thaeter's school of engraving. He completed his training with study trips to Dresden, Florence and Rome. In 1858 he was in Munich,

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