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SCHOEFFT, August Theodor (1809 - 1888), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHOEFFT, August Theodor (1809 - 1888), Painter

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Hungarian, 19th century, male.

Born 1809, in Pest; died 1888, in London.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, local scenes.

August Schoefft was the son of Jósef August. He studied in Vienna and in Rome from 1844 to 1846. He travelled widely in Europe and Asia, and painted a large number of portraits.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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