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SCHIRMER, Johann Wilhelm (1807 - 1863), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHIRMER, Johann Wilhelm (1807 - 1863), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 5 September 1807, in Jülich; died 11 September 1863, in Karlsruhe.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer, draughtsman. Landscapes.

Düsseldorf School.

[not available online]After first working as a bookbinder, Johann Schirmer became a student at the academy in Düsseldorf in 1826 and joined Schadow's studio in 1827. After extensive study tours in Europe, he was appointed professor at

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