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MAGNUS, Eduard (1799 - 1872), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAGNUS, Eduard (1799 - 1872), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 7 January 1799, in Berlin; died 8 August 1872, in Berlin.

Painter. Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Eduard Magnus abandoned his studies in philosophy, medicine and architecture in order to devote himself to painting. He was a student of Jacob Schlesinger. In 1837, he became a member of the academy of arts in Berlin, a teacher there in 1844, and in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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