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CAPPELEN, Herman August (1827 - 1852), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAPPELEN, Herman August (1827 - 1852), Painter, draughtsman

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 1827, in Skien; died 1852, in Düsseldorf.

Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes.

Herman Cappelen was a pupil of Hans Gude initially in Christiania (now Oslo) in 1845, then at the academy in Düsseldorf, where he was also taught by A. Tildemand. A further influence on him was one of his teachers there, Johann Wilhelm Schirmer. He did not leave

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