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HOLMBERG, Gustaf Werner (1830 - 1860), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOLMBERG, Gustaf Werner (1830 - 1860), Painter

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Finnish, 19th century, male.

Born 1 November 1830, in Helsinki; died 24 September 1860, in Düsseldorf.

Painter. Architectural views, landscapes.

Gustaf Holmberg was a pupil of Magnus von Wright and Pehr Adolf Kruskopf (1805-1852) in Finland. He exhibited in Cologne and Bremen and was a follower of the Düsseldorf School. In Düsseldorf his development as a landscape artist would be influenced by Johann Wilhelm Schirmer, who

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