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PASSAVANT, Johann David (1787 - 1861), Painter, engraver, art writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PASSAVANT, Johann David (1787 - 1861), Painter, engraver, art writer

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 18 September 1787, in Frankfurt am Main; died 12 August 1861, in Frankfurt am Main.

Painter, engraver (burin), art writer. History painting, genre scenes.

[not available online]He was the pupil of David and Gros in Paris. In 1817 he went to Rome, where he worked with Overbeck. Associated with the Guild of St Luke, he contributed to German Romanticism in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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