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DECKER, Johann Stephan (1784 - 1844), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DECKER, Johann Stephan (1784 - 1844), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 26 December 1784, in Colmar; died 25 June 1844, in Grinzing, near Vienna.

Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman. Portraits. Miniatures.

Johann Decker was the father of the portraitist Georg Decker and of Albert Decker. He came to Paris around 1804 and studied with David. Returning to Colmar for several years he then settled in Vienna in 1821 and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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