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HEGI, Franz (1774 - 1850), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEGI, Franz (1774 - 1850), Draughtsman, engraver

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 16 April 1774, in Lausanne; died 14 March 1850.

Draughtsman, engraver.

He was the son of Johann Hegi who died when Franz was still a child. He was brought up at the orphanage at Lausanne. Around 1796 he went to Basel where he remained for six years. He subsequently went to Zurich where he engraved a number of landscapes in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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