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HENNIG, Gustav Adolf (1797 - 1869), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HENNIG, Gustav Adolf (1797 - 1869), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 14 June 1797, in Dresden; died 15 January 1869, in Leipzig.

Painter. Historical scenes.

Hennig, initially a pupil at the Dresden academy of art, went on to continue his studies in Rome. On his return, he was appointed director of the Leipzig academy of art and, in 1840 professor at the Dresden academy of art.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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