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Frey, Johannes Jakob (1813 - 1865), painter

Christina Steinhoff

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 was taught first by his father, the painter and lithographer Samuel Frey (1785–1836). He studied in Paris in the early 1830s, and then in Munich (1834); thanks to the sponsorship of Emilie Lindner, a patron of the arts, he was able to move on to Rome where he specialized in landscape painting (Mountains in the Roman Campagna, Basle, Kstmus.) At the end of the 1830s he moved to Naples,

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