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JAKOBS, Paul Emil (1802 - 1866), Painter, art restorer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JAKOBS, Paul Emil (1802 - 1866), Painter, art restorer

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 18 August 1802, in Gotha; died 6 January 1866, in Gotha.

Painter, art restorer. Mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Jakobs trained initially under Peter and Robert Langer in Munich. From 1818 to 1825, he continued his studies in Rome. He worked as a portrait painter in Frankfurt, then moved to St Petersburg, where he became a member of the academy.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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