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SCHEFFEL, Johan Henrik (1690 - 1781), Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHEFFEL, Johan Henrik (1690 - 1781), Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman

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Swedish, 18th century, male.

Born 9 April 1690, in Wismar; died 21 December 1781, in Västerås.

Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman.

Scheffel studied in Germany and France, and in Stockholm with David von Krafft. He lived in Stockholm from 1723 until 1765. He became a member of the drawing academy in 1735, and its director in 1763. He lived in Västerås from 1765 onwards, and taught Per

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