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GESELSCHAP, Friedrich (1835 - 1898), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GESELSCHAP, Friedrich (1835 - 1898), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 5 May 1835, in Berlin or Wesel; died 31 May 1898, in Rome, committed suicide.

Painter. Historical subjects, genre scenes, architectural views.

Trained by Bendemann, Geselschap was a member of the academy in Berlin from 1882, succeeding Oscar Begas as senator of the academy in 1884. In 1883, he was granted a professorship and received the Berlin gold medal in 1886.

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