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OVERBECK, Johann Friedrich (1789 - 1869), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OVERBECK, Johann Friedrich (1789 - 1869), Painter, engraver

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 3 July 1789, in Lübeck; died 12 November 1869, in Rome.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects.

Nazarenes Group.

[not available online]Johann Friedrich Overbeck enjoys an important position in 19th-century German art as a mentor in the Nazarene Movement in Germany. He belonged to a distinguished long-standing Protestant family. After being educated almost entirely by his father, a doctor of law,

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