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PHILIPSEN, Theodor Esbern (1840 - 1920), Painter, sculptor, potter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PHILIPSEN, Theodor Esbern (1840 - 1920), Painter, sculptor, potter, draughtsman

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 10 June 1840, in Copenhagen; died 3 March 1920, in Copenhagen.

Painter, sculptor, potter, draughtsman. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, animals.

At a very young age, Philipsen abandoned agriculture for painting. Between 1875 and 1876, he went to Paris and discovered early Impressionist painting at its public exhibition. Two years later, he returned to Denmark, where he

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