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Deschwanden, Melchior Paul von (1811 - 1881), painter

Matthias Frehner

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Swiss painter. He first studied in Stans with the amateur artist Louis Viktor von Deschwanden ( fl 1820s), the husband of his cousin, and, after 1825, in Zug, where he was a pupil of Johann Kaspar Moos (1774–1835). Between 1827 and 1830 he studied with the Protestant Romantic circle in Zurich, although himself a Catholic, working first with Daniel Albert Freudweiler (1793–1827), and then with Johann Kaspar Schinz (1797–1832). In 1830 he studied at

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