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KLENZE, Leo von (1784 - 1864), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KLENZE, Leo von (1784 - 1864), Painter, draughtsman

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 29 February 1784, in Hildesheim; died 27 January 1864, in Munich.

Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes, architectural views.

Leo von Klenze only painted in the rare free moments allowed by his career as an architect, which brought him great fame. He worked in Berlin, Munich, Pau, England, Greece, Italy and Russia. He was the architect of the Hermitage in St Petersburg. In

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