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KRETZSCHMER, Johann Hermann (1811 - 1890), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KRETZSCHMER, Johann Hermann (1811 - 1890), Painter, engraver

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 28 October 1811, in Anclam; died 5 February 1890, in Berlin.

Painter, engraver. History painting, genre scenes.

Kretzschmer studied under Wach. He was awarded a gold medal in Berlin in 1862. He travelled extensively in Italy, Sicily, Greece, Turkey and Egypt. He lived in Düsseldorf for several years, then returned to Berlin. He produced engravings of genre subjects. His Storm

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