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GOLDSCHMIDT, Hermann (1802 - 1866), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOLDSCHMIDT, Hermann (1802 - 1866), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 17 June 1802, in Frankfurt am Main; died 11 September 1866, in Fontainebleau.


Goldschmidt devoted himself to painting after travelling in Holland in 1832. He studied under Schnorr and Cornelius in Munich before settling in Paris, where his painting of Romeo and Juliet was bought for the nation. In 1847, he became an astronomer. Versailles Museum has many portraits of historical

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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