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CLAUDIUS, Wilhelm Ludwig Heinrich (1854 - 1942), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLAUDIUS, Wilhelm Ludwig Heinrich (1854 - 1942), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1854, in Altona; died 1942.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Wilhelm Claudius studied at Dresden and then in Berlin under the direction of Gussow. He soon acquired an enviable reputation as a result of his drawings for children's books, and later became a distinguished portraitist and landscape painter. In 1909, he was awarded a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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