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GERTNER, Johan Vilhelm (1818 - 1871), Painter, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GERTNER, Johan Vilhelm (1818 - 1871), Painter, engraver, lithographer

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Danish, 19th century, male.

Born 10 May 1818, in Nyboder; died 29 March 1871, in Copenhagen.

Painter, engraver, lithographer. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Johan Vilhelm Gertner travelled a great deal after having studied in Copenhagen. He was named professor and then a member of the academy of Copenhagen in 1850.

At the beginning of his career he painted landscapes and interiors, some of

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