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Geiger, Peter Johann Nepomuk

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00072007
Geiger, Peter Johann Nepomuk

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 11 January 1805, in Vienna; died 29 October 1880, in Vienna.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, genre scenes, local scenes.

Peter Johann Geiger was a pupil at the academy in Vienna, where he became a drawing teacher in 1844. In 1850 he accompanied the Grand Duke Ferdinand Max on his trips to the Far East....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 19th-Century Art

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