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HAECKEL, Ernst Heinrich (1834 - 1919), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HAECKEL, Ernst Heinrich (1834 - 1919), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 February 1834, in Potsdam (Brandenburg); died 9 August 1919, in Jena.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Landscapes, decorative motifs.

Ernst Heinrich Haeckel studied medicine and natural sciences at Würzburg, Berlin and Vienna. Rather than practising medicine, he decided to take up a career in research and teaching. He was appointed Professor of Anatomy at the University of Jena,

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