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DESCHWANDEN, Melchior Paul von (1811 - 1881), Painter, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESCHWANDEN, Melchior Paul von (1811 - 1881), Painter, lithographer

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 19 January 1811, in Stans; died 25 February 1881, in Rome.

Painter, lithographer. Religious subjects.

Deschwanden studied with Kaspar Moos in Zug, Johann Kaspar Schinz in Zurich, and Hees, Schnorr and Zimmermann in Munich. In about 1838 he left for Italy and worked in Florence before settling for a while in Rome, where he joined the followers of Overbeck; he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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