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EHNINGER, John Whetten (1827 - 1889), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EHNINGER, John Whetten (1827 - 1889), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1827, in New York; died 1889.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Genre scenes, landscapes.

John Whetten Ehninger went to Paris in 1847 and became a pupil of Couture. He travelled in Europe, returned to America and became a member of the National Academy in 1860. In England he did many drawings and engraved illustrations.

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