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OLDENDORP, Christian Johann (<i>born</i> 1772), Painter, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OLDENDORP, Christian Johann (born 1772), Painter, engraver, lithographer

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 27 April 1772, in Marienborn Castle.

Painter, engraver (burin), lithographer. Landscapes.

Oldendorp taught himself by studying the works of Berghem. He was known for his pictures of town siege fires and exhibited several of this genre in Weimar in 1802. In addition, he painted views of Saxony, several of which he made into lithographs.

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