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LAUFFER, Emil Johann (1837 - 1909), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAUFFER, Emil Johann (1837 - 1909), Painter

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 28 June 1837, in Hof (Bavaria); died 31 May 1909, in Prague.

Painter. History painting.

Lauffer was a pupil of Ruben at the academy in Vienna and became professor at the German Polytechnic Institute in Prague in 1865. He exhibited in Dresden and Vienna around 1877 and is particularly noted for his Cervantes Slave in Algiers.

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