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HECKEL, August von (1824 - 1883), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HECKEL, August von (1824 - 1883), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 26 September 1824, in Landshut; died 29 October 1883, in Munich.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

[not available online]August von Heckel attended the art school in Augsburg and the academy in Munich. In Schorn's studio in 1848 he worked with the brothers Karl and Ferdinand Piloty and L.Thiersch. After travelling in France, Belgium and Italy he settled in Munich.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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