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KAUW, Albrecht, the Elder (1621 - 1681), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KAUW, Albrecht, the Elder (1621 - 1681), Painter

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School of Alsace, 17th century, male.

Born 1621, in Strasbourg; died 1681, in Bern.

Painter. Genre scenes, still-lifes.

Albrecht Kauw the Elder worked mainly in Bern, where he had already settled by 1640. He carried out a large number of decorations for public buildings in this town and for various châteaux.

Reference Entry.  144 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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