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NORTHEN, Adolf (1828 - 1876), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NORTHEN, Adolf (1828 - 1876), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 6 November 1828, in Münden; died 28 May 1876, in Düsseldorf.

Painter. Battles.

Northen studied at the academy in Düsseldorf in 1847-1851. He made his reputation by painting scenes from the Napoleonic era. His Battle of Waterloo, exhibited in 1855, was a great success. He was also inspired by episodes from the Prussian-Danish and Franco-German wars. He frequently took part

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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