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KOTZEBUE, August Alexander von (1815 - 1889), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOTZEBUE, August Alexander von (1815 - 1889), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 9 June 1815, in Könisberg; died 24 February 1889, in Munich.

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Von Kotzebue was the son of the German poet of the same name. He joined the Russian army and studied at the cadets' college in St Petersburg. He took up painting when he was an officer in the Russian guard. He worked at the academy in St Petersburg

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