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HENNE, Eberhard Siegfried (1759 - 1828), Engraver, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HENNE, Eberhard Siegfried (1759 - 1828), Engraver, painter

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 27 July 1759, in Gunsleben; died 5 December 1828, in Berlin.

Engraver, painter.

Henne, after being sent to study theology, devoted himself to art. He worked in Leipzig and in Berlin with Oeser, Bause, Liebe, Rode and Chodowiecki. His first known engraving, The Sacrifice of Iphigenia, copied after Van Loo, dates from 1793. He illustrated Archenholz' Geschichte des

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