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PETERSEN, Eilif (1852 - 1928), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PETERSEN, Eilif (1852 - 1928), Painter

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 September 1852, in Christiania (now Oslo); died 29 December 1928, in Lysaker.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

[not available online]Eilif Petersen trained initially at the royal school of art in Christiania from 1866 to 1870, and then at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen from 1871 to 1873. He continued his training under Hans Gude at the

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