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KOLBE, Heinrich Christoph (1771 - 1836), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOLBE, Heinrich Christoph (1771 - 1836), Painter

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 2 April 1771, in Düsseldorf; died 16 January 1836, in Düsseldorf.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

Kolbe studied at the art college in Düsseldorf. He also worked for some time in Paris. He won a prize at an exhibition in Weimar and was appointed professor at the academy in his home town.

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