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ROSLIN, Alexander (1718 - 1793), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROSLIN, Alexander (1718 - 1793), Painter

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Swedish, 18th century, male.

Born 15 July 1718, in Malmö; died 5 July 1793, in Paris.

Painter. Portraits.

[not available online]Alexander Roslin is thought to have come to Paris in around 1747 or 1748, presumably to work as a portrait painter. By that time, his education was already well advanced, but it is not known with whom he studied. Some biographers claim that he was in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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