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SCHLESINGER, Karl or Carl (1825 - 1893), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHLESINGER, Karl or Carl (1825 - 1893), Painter

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 23 March 1825, in Lausanne; died 12 June 1893, in Düsseldorf.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]Karl Schlesinger studied first in Prague, then with Dyckman in Antwerp. In 1852, he settled in Düsseldorf. He is best known for a series of paintings on subjects from the Reformation, but he also painted some landscapes of the banks of the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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