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PURKYNE, Karel (1834 - 1868), Painter, illustrator, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PURKYNE, Karel (1834 - 1868), Painter, illustrator, writer

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 15 March 1834, in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland); died 6 April 1868, in Prague.

Painter, illustrator, writer.

Karel Purkyne studied under Heinrich König and J.B. Berdellé. He continued his studies in Paris and Vienna, where he was a student of C. Rahl.

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