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SCHLIESSMANN, Hans (1852 - 1920), Watercolourist, illustrator, newspaper cartoonist, humorist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHLIESSMANN, Hans (1852 - 1920), Watercolourist, illustrator, newspaper cartoonist, humorist

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Austria.

Born 6 February 1852, in Mainz; died 14 February 1920, in Vienna.

Watercolourist, illustrator, newspaper cartoonist, humorist, lithographer. Genre scenes.

Hans Schliessmann was initially apprenticed in a xylographic (wood engraving) studio in Vienna, where he soon settled. He collaborated on a number of satirical periodicals, in particular Humoristische Blätter from 1874 and the

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