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DAHL, Michael, the Elder (1659 - 1743), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAHL, Michael, the Elder (1659 - 1743), Painter

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Swedish, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 29 September 1659, in Stockholm; died 20 October 1743, in London.

Painter. Portraits.

For a while, Michael Dahl was a pupil of the Swedish artist Ehrenstral, but at the age of 22 he left for England, where he stayed for a year. He then crossed France and studied in Italy for several years, painting the portrait of Queen Christina

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