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SCHNORR VON CAROLSFELD, Hans Veit Friedrich (1764 - 1841), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHNORR VON CAROLSFELD, Hans Veit Friedrich (1764 - 1841), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 11 May 1764, in Schneeberg; died 30 April 1841, in Leipzig.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Hans Schnorr von Carolsfeld studied law until 1789, when he became the pupil of Oeser in Leipzig. When his father died, he transferred to Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) where he focused exclusively on painting. In 1802 he visited

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