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GENELLI, Buonaventura (1798 - 1868), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GENELLI, Buonaventura (1798 - 1868), Painter, watercolourist

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 28 September 1798, in Berlin; died 13 November 1868, in Weimar.

Painter, watercolourist. History painting, mythological subjects, portraits.

This artist was a pupil of Father Janus Genelli, who died in 1813; he also studied under the portrait painter Fr. By, at the academy in Berlin, and in Hummel's studio.

The Queen of Holland sent Genelli to Rome in 1822, and

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