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SCHELFHOUT, Andreas (1787 - 1870), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHELFHOUT, Andreas (1787 - 1870), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 16 February 1787, in The Hague; died 19 April 1870, in The Hague.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver (etching), draughtsman. Animals, landscapes with figures, seascapes.

[not available online]Andreas Schelfhout was the son of a picture-framer in The Hague. A pupil of J. Brekenheimer, he also studied at the academies of Amsterdam, Brussels and Ghent, becoming a renowned teacher whose own pupils

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