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WEGENER, Einar (1882 - 1931), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WEGENER, Einar (1882 - 1931), Painter

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Danish, 20th century, male.

Born 28 December 1882, in Vejle; died 13 September 1931, in Dresden.

Painter. Portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes, mountain landscapes.

[not available online]Einar Wegener was a student at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen, then travelled to Italy, England and France, eventually settling in Paris. He was the husband of Gerda Wegener, then underwent surgery in 1930 to become a woman and took the

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