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KOBELL, Franz Innocenz Josef (1749 - 1822), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOBELL, Franz Innocenz Josef (1749 - 1822), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 23 November 1749, in Mannheim; died 14 January 1822, in Munich.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes, architectural views, animals.

Franz Kobell was the younger brother of Ferdinand. He was destined for a career in trade, but his brother's example and his own talents led him to follow a career in art. The patronage of the Elector Charles Theodore

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