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RICHTER, Gustav Karl Ludwig (1823 - 1884), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RICHTER, Gustav Karl Ludwig (1823 - 1884), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 31 August 1823, in Berlin; died 3 April 1884, in Berlin.

Painter. Historical subjects, portraits.

Gustav Karl Ludwig Richter first studied at the Kunstakademie in Berlin. He became a pupil of Leon Cogniet in Paris before moving to Rome, where he lived from 1847 to 1849. In 1861, after travelling to Egypt, he painted the Construction of the Pyramids, a

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