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CORNELIUS, Peter von (1783 - 1867), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORNELIUS, Peter von (1783 - 1867), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, illustrator

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1783, in Düsseldorf; died 1867, in Berlin.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman (including ink/wash), illustrator, decorative designer. Historical subjects, religious subjects, figures, nudes, portraits. Church decoration, murals, decorative designs.

Nazarenes group.

[not available online]He began by studying at the academy in his native Düsseldorf. According to some sources, he also studied in Munich and in Berlin. At

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