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NAST, Thomas (1840 - 1902), Painter, caricaturist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NAST, Thomas (1840 - 1902), Painter, caricaturist, draughtsman, illustrator

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 27 September 1840, in Landau, Germany, to American parents; died 7 December 1902, in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Painter, caricaturist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Nast's father, a musician in Bavaria, had to leave Germany in 1846 for political reasons. The family went to New York where, at a very early age, Nast started to produce drawings for

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