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KOBELL, Ferdinand (1740 - 1799), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOBELL, Ferdinand (1740 - 1799), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 7 June 1740, in Mannheim; died 1 February 1799, in Munich.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

[not available online]Ferdinand Kobell's father was a counsellor at the court of the Elector Charles Theodore of Bavaria. Ferdinand, who was called to occupy the same post, painted for his own amusement. When the Elector saw one of his

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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