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LEEKE, Ferdinand (1859 - 1923), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEEKE, Ferdinand (1859 - 1923), Painter

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 April 1859, in Burg, near Magdeburg; died 1923.

Painter. Allegorical subjects, genre scenes, landscapes.

Ferdinand Leeke was a pupil of Herterich and Alexander Wagner at the Munich academy. Among his works is Evening at Sea. He exhibited in Munich in 1889.

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