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KRIEGHOFF, Cornelius (1815 - 1872), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KRIEGHOFF, Cornelius (1815 - 1872), Painter

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Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 19 June 1815, in Amsterdam; died 4 March 1872, in Chicago.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Cornelius Krieghoff was born in Amsterdam and went to Düsseldorf before the age of five, then spent his childhood in Mainburg, near Schweinfurt. It has often been said that he studied music and painting in Bavaria, Rotterdam and Düsseldorf before 1837, and that he

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