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HERBIG, Friedrich Wilhelm (1787 - 1861), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HERBIG, Friedrich Wilhelm (1787 - 1861), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 22 April 1787, in Potsdam; died 5 July 1861, in Berlin.

Painter. Historical scenes, portraits.

Friedrich Herbig studied at the Berlin academy of art, where he went on to become a member in 1823, professor in 1830 and deputy director in 1848. He is best known for his Mother with her Children and Prince Blucher.

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