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PECHT, August Friedrich (1814 - 1903), Painter, art writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PECHT, August Friedrich (1814 - 1903), Painter, art writer

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 2 October 1814, in Constance; died 24 April 1903, in Munich.

Painter, art writer. Historical subjects, portraits. Murals, frescoes.

In 1833 he went to Munich to work with Lindau, continuing his studies in various towns in Germany before coming to Paris, where, between 1839 and 1841 he received guidance from Delaroche, Winterhalter and Delacroix. He travelled extensively and was

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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