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OLIVIER, Ferdinand Johann Heinrich von (1785 - 1841), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OLIVIER, Ferdinand Johann Heinrich von (1785 - 1841), Painter, draughtsman

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1 April 1785, in Dessau; died 11 February 1841, in Munich.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, landscapes.

Nazarenes group.

Von Olivier belonged to a noble family of the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. His father, who had a brilliant teaching career in Germany, and who would have liked to have kept his son as an associate, did not permit him to

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