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ROHLFS, Christian (1849 - 1938), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROHLFS, Christian (1849 - 1938), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 January 1849, in Niendorf (Holstein); died 1938, in Hagen (North Rhine-Westphalia).

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Religious subjects, figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, flowers.

[not available online] [not available online]Christian Rohlfs took to painting at the age of around 14 after being immobilised with a broken leg. He studied first in Berlin and then, in 1870, at the fine

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