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HARMS, Johann Oswald (1643 - 1708), Painter, fresco artist, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARMS, Johann Oswald (1643 - 1708), Painter, fresco artist, watercolourist, engraver

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 30 April 1643, in Hamburg; died 1708, in Brunswick.

Painter, fresco artist, watercolourist, engraver. Architectural views, landscapes, ruins. Church and theatre decoration.

[not available online]Johann Harms executed mainly decorative monumental compositions. Of the frescoes he painted in numerous palaces, only the balustrade panels in the church of the castle at Weissenfels and preparatory drawings painted in watercolours

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