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GENTZ, Karl Wilhelm (1822 - 1890), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GENTZ, Karl Wilhelm (1822 - 1890), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 9 December 1822, in Neuruppin; died 23 August 1890, in Berlin.

Painter. Historical subjects, genre and local scenes.

Having trained at the academy of fine arts in Berlin and in the studio of August von Kloeber, Gentz continued his studies in Antwerp in 1845, and in Paris from 1846 to 1852 under Charles Gleyre and Thomas Couture. He later undertook study

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