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SCHLEICH, Eduard, the Elder (1812 - 1874), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHLEICH, Eduard, the Elder (1812 - 1874), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 12 October 1812, in Haarbach; died 8 January 1874, in Munich.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, waterscapes, mountainscapes.

Eduard Schleich the Elder studied at the academy in Munich. He visited Northern Italy, France and the Netherlands. He was appointed professor at the Munich academy in 1868.

He drew his inspiration mainly from the old masters and from nature. The mountains of Bavaria

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