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CHAMISSO, Adalbert de (1781 - 1838), Painter, illustrator, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAMISSO, Adalbert de (1781 - 1838), Painter, illustrator, draughtsman

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1781, in Boncourt Château (Champagne); died 1838, in Berlin.

Painter, illustrator, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes, plants.

Chamisso spent his early years in Würzburg and later Bayreuth, where he learned to paint miniatures at the same time as his brothers, Charles and Hippolyte. He worked for a long time as a painter in a porcelain factory in Berlin. During a

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