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JACOBSEN, Sophus (1833 - 1912), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JACOBSEN, Sophus (1833 - 1912), Painter

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 September 1833, in Frederikshald; died 13 May 1912, in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Sophus Jacobsen studied under Hans Fredrik Gude. Having received a grant from the Norwegian government, he went to Düsseldorf in 1855, where he lived for the rest of his life. Jacobsen went on study trips to Norway, Germany and Italy.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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