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SIMBERG, Hugo Gerhard (1873 - 1917), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SIMBERG, Hugo Gerhard (1873 - 1917), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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Finnish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 June 1873, in Friedrikshamn; died 1917.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver. Genre scenes, portraits.


[not available online]Hugo Simberg studied at the fine arts academy in Helsinki and under Akseli Valdemar Gallen-Kellela. He lived for periods in Rome and Paris, exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he secured an honourable mention at the Exposition Universelle

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