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HOPFGARTEN, August Ferdinand (1807 - 1896), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOPFGARTEN, August Ferdinand (1807 - 1896), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 17 March 1807, in Berlin; died 26 July 1896, in Berlin.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

[not available online]Admitted to the academy in Berlin in 1820, he studied with Neudlich, Dähling and Wach there. Around 1827, he set off for Italy, remaining there until 1832. On his return to Berlin, he became a member of the academy

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