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EGGERS, Johann Carl (1787 - 1863), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EGGERS, Johann Carl (1787 - 1863), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1787, in Neustrelitz; died 1863, in Neustrelitz.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Johann Eggers trained in art under Matthai in Dresden. He then went to Rome where he linked up with Cornelius, Overbeck and Philipp Jeit. He worked with Cornelius on frescoes for the hall of the new museum in Berlin. He also worked in Rome at the Chiaramonti Museum

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