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GROPIUS, Karl Wilhelm (1793 - 1870), Painter, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GROPIUS, Karl Wilhelm (1793 - 1870), Painter, decorative designer

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 4 April 1793, in Brunswick; died 20 February 1870, in Berlin.

Painter, decorative designer.

Karl Gropius came to Berlin at an early age and helped his father in his work. After travelling in Germany and Switzerland, he went to Paris, where he worked on Daguerre's Diorama. He also visited Italy and Greece, producing many landscapes and sketches there. On his

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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