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LEU, August Wilhelm (1819 - 1897), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEU, August Wilhelm (1819 - 1897), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1819, in Münster; died 1897, in Seelisberg on Schweiz, Switzerland.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, waterscapes, mountainscapes.

[not available online]Leu was a pupil of Shirmer at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. He continued to perfect his art while travelling through Norway, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. He was a professor and became a member of the Kunstakademie in Berlin. He participated in the Exposition

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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