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EDELFELT, Albert Gustaf Aristide (1854 - 1905), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EDELFELT, Albert Gustaf Aristide (1854 - 1905), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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Finnish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 21 July 1854, in Helsinki; died 1905, in Borgaen.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

[not available online]Edelfelt trained at the art association and then at the university of Helsinki, before studying history of art at Antwerp art academy. In 1874 he took up a place at the École des

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