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MARÉES, Hans von (1837 - 1887), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARÉES, Hans von (1837 - 1887), Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 24 December 1837, in Elberfeld; died 5 June 1887, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Berlin Secession group. Munich School.

Marées was a member of the aristocracy on his father's side of the family. His mother was of Jewish origin. Throughout 1854, he studied with the animal painter, Steffeck, in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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