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RETZSCH, Friedrich Moritz August (1779 - 1857), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RETZSCH, Friedrich Moritz August (1779 - 1857), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 9 December 1779, in Dresden; died 11 June 1857, in Hoflossnitz.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer, illustrator. Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Friedrich Moritz August Retzsch was a pupil of Trassi. He studied at the Kunstakademie in Dresden before travelling to Italy. He became a member of the Dresden Kunstakademie in 1816, and a teacher there in 1824.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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