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STRINDBERG, August Johan (1849 - 1912), Painter, novelist, playwright

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
STRINDBERG, August Johan (1849 - 1912), Painter, novelist, playwright

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 January 1849, in Stockholm; died 14 May 1912, in Stockholm.

Painter, novelist, playwright. Landscapes, waterscapes.

In 1872, Strindberg learnt to paint with his friend, the landscape artist Per Ekström in Stockholm. He visited Paris for the first time in 1871, then settled there from 1883 to 1889. Although he had known the work of the Impressionists

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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