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GASSEN, Gottlieb (1805 - 1878), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GASSEN, Gottlieb (1805 - 1878), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 2 August 1805, in Ehrenbreitstein (Rhineland-Palatinate); died 3 June 1878, in Koblenz (Rhineland-Palatinate).

Painter. History painting.

Gottlieb Gassen was a pupil of Cornelius. In 1827 he settled in Munich, where his frescoes can still be seen. He is also noted for his Assault on Godesberg by the Bavarians in 1583.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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