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Bakker-Korff, Alexander Hugo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Bakker-Korff, Alexander Hugo

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Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 3 August 1824, in The Hague; died 28 January 1882, in Leiden.

Painter, draughtsman. Genre scenes.

Alexander Bakker-Korff was the son of the writer Johannes Bakker-Korff. He began by studying painting at the studio of Cornelis Kruseman before entering the academy of The Hague, where he completed his studies under Professor von den Berg. It was during this period that he produced his best work. He won medals at several exhibitions in different countries and became a member of various academies in Belgium and Holland. His reputation was established once and for all by his painting ...

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