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KLENGEL, Johann Christian (1751 - 1824), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KLENGEL, Johann Christian (1751 - 1824), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 5 April 1751, in Kesselsdorf, near Dresden; died 9 December 1824, in Dresden.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

[not available online] [not available online]Klengel was the son of a peasant family and started out as an apprentice bookbinder. He attracted the patronage of Hagedorn, enabling him to enter the academy of

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