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CLASEN, Lorenz (1812 - 1899), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLASEN, Lorenz (1812 - 1899), Painter, engraver

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1812, in Düsseldorf; died 1899, in Leipzig.

Painter, engraver. History painting.

Cousin to Karl Clasen. He studied in Düsseldorf with Hildebrand and lived for a time in Berlin. In 1855 he settled in Leipzig. He is noted for Congregation of the First Christians, The Annunciation, The Wait. Mention should also be made of some original etchings by

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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