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GAMBA, Enrico (1831 - 1883), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAMBA, Enrico (1831 - 1883), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 3 January 1831, in Turin; died 19 October 1883, in Turin.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. History painting, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

In 1850 Enrico Gamba arrived in Frankfurt am Main, where he studied with Theodor Steinlen. He lived in Italy, and exhibited in Vienna and Frankfurt between 1873 and 1881.

He is known for Landscape and The Kiss.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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