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LAEMLEIN, Alexandre (1813 - 1871), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAEMLEIN, Alexandre (1813 - 1871), Painter, engraver

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German, 19th century, male.

Active from 1835 naturalised in France.

Born 9 December 1813, in Hohenfeld (Bavaria); died 1871, in Pontlevoy near Blois, France.

Painter, engraver. History painting, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits. Murals.

Laemlein, who was from a humble background, arrived in Paris in 1823, where he worked in an engraving studio. Noted for his drawing talent, he gained a place

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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