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DAHL, Johan Christian Clausen (1788 - 1857), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAHL, Johan Christian Clausen (1788 - 1857), Painter

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 24 February 1788, in Bergen; died 14 October 1857, in Dresden.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Resisting parental pressure to enter the Church, Johan Christian Clausen Dahl instead followed his artistic inclination and joined the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen in 1811. Here he made a special study of the old masters, especially 17th-century Dutch landscape artists

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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