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SZLEGEL, Korneli or Cornelius (1819 - 1870), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SZLEGEL, Korneli or Cornelius (1819 - 1870), Painter

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 29 March 1819, in Stanislawów; died 23 July 1870, in Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine).

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Korneli Szlegel studied under K. G. Schweikarts in Lemberg, and entered the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna in 1836. He went on educational visits to Bohemia, Munich, Italy, Paris, London and Copenhagen. He worked in Lemberg from 1847. In 1851,

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