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FREUDENBERGER, Sigmund (1745 - 1801), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FREUDENBERGER, Sigmund (1745 - 1801), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 16 June 1745, in Bern; died 15 November 1801, in Bern.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver. Portraits, genre scenes.

After working with Emmanuel Handmann in Basel, Sigmund Freudenberger went to Paris, where he spent eight years studying Parisian life and manners and taking advice from the German engraver J.-G. Willie, de Greuze, Boucher and Roslin. Political events at the

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