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GENSLER, Günther (1803 - 1884), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GENSLER, Günther (1803 - 1884), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 28 February 1803, in Hamburg; died 28 May 1884, in Hamburg.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Günther Gensler was a pupil of Gerdt Hardoff in Hamburg. He continued his studies in Dresden in 1829. In 1850 he was appointed drawing teacher in Hamburg. Gensler is noted for his work An Old Art Lover.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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