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SPITZWEG, Carl or Karl (1808 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SPITZWEG, Carl or Karl (1808 - 1885), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 5 February 1808, in Munich; died 23 September 1885, in Munich.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator. Figures, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Carl Spitzweg came to painting relatively late after working as a pharmacist, and began exhibiting around 1836. He travelled in France and England, and is clearly indebted to the humorist painters of both

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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