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ROZENTALS, Janis (1866 - 1916), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROZENTALS, Janis (1866 - 1916), Painter, illustrator

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Latvian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 March 1866, in Saldus; died 20 December 1916, in Helsinki.

Painter, illustrator.

Rozentals studied in Riga, and at the academy of arts in St Petersburg, where he received teaching from Makovsky. He was the founder of Latvian national painting. He was also an art critic and executed lithographs.

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