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PETTENKOFEN, August Xaver Carl von (<i>died</i> 1889), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PETTENKOFEN, August Xaver Carl von (died 1889), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Baptised the 10 May 1822 in Vienna; died 21 March 1889, in Vienna.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Military subjects, genre scenes.

Szolnok Artists' Colony.

[not available online]August Pettenkofen was a pupil at the academy in Vienna with Kupelwieser. In 1852 he came to Paris where he was influenced by Meissonier and his works. Professor at the art academy in Vienna,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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