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HUMMEL, Johann Erdmann (1769 - 1852), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUMMEL, Johann Erdmann (1769 - 1852), Painter, engraver

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1 September 1769, in Kassel; died 26 August 1852, in Berlin.

Painter, engraver. Interiors with figures, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

He was a pupil of Böttner. In 1792, he set off for Italy, remaining in Rome until 1799, whereupon he returned to Germany. Thanks to the patronage of Electress Augusta of Hessen, he was appointed perspective master at

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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