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LESSER, Alexander (1814 - 1884), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LESSER, Alexander (1814 - 1884), Painter

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 13 May 1814, in Warsaw, in 1812 according to Friedrich von Baetticher; died 7 March 1884, in Cracow.


Lesser was a student of Blanke and Mulinski at the University of Warsaw. From 1832 to 1835 he studied at the Dresden academy, and then at the Munich academy, where he won medals in 1840 and 1842. His Funeral of Five Victims of

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