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FABER DU FAUR, Christian Wilhelm von (1780 - 1857), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FABER DU FAUR, Christian Wilhelm von (1780 - 1857), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 18 August 1780, in Stuttgart; died 6 February 1857, in Stuttgart.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

A lieutenant in Napoleon's Grande Armée (and later a general in the Württemberg army), Christian von Faber du Faur fought in Napoleon's Russian campaign and painted many pictures of that war.

Reference Entry.  89 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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