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GRIEPENKERL, Christian (1839 - 1916), Painter, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRIEPENKERL, Christian (1839 - 1916), Painter, decorative designer

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 March 1839, in Oldenburg; died 22 March 1916, in Vienna.

Painter, decorative designer. History painting, portraits.

Christian Griepenkerl was a pupil of Karl Rahls. He studied in Vienna and became a professor in various schools, notably at the Kunstakademie. He worked for monuments in Vienna, Athens, Venice and Oldenburg.

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