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JANSSEN, Karl (<i>born</i> 1855), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JANSSEN, Karl (born 1855), Sculptor

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 29 May 1855, in Düsseldorf.


The younger brother of painter Peter Johann Theodor Janssen, Karl Janssen studied at the academy in Düsseldorf and went to Rome in 1881. Later he taught at the academy in Düsseldorf, but regularly exhibited in Berlin, where he won a medal in 1902.

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