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KOBELL, Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von (1766 - 1855), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOBELL, Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von (1766 - 1855), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 6 April 1766, in Mannheim; died 15 July 1855, in Munich.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Battles, rustic scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Wilhelm Kobell was taught by his father Ferdinand and also studied in Mannheim and Düsseldorf. He became a professor at the Munich academy in 1808. In 1816, he was made a Knight of the Order of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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