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KONIG, Gustav Ferdinand Leopold (1808 - 1869), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KONIG, Gustav Ferdinand Leopold (1808 - 1869), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 2 April 1808, in Coburg; died 30 April 1869, in Erlangen.

Painter. History painting.

Konig started out as a porcelain painter. Between 1828 and 1833 he studied successively in Heidelberg, Stuttgart, Strasbourg, Fribourg, Munich and Nuremberg. He devoted himself to religious subjects and history painting.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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