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Magnussen, Christian Karl

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00113993
Magnussen, Christian Karl

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 21 August 1821, in Bredstedt; died 18 June 1896, in Schleswig.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Christian Karl Magnussen studied first in Paris with Couture, and then in Rome. For a long time, he worked in Hamburg. He then moved to Schleswig, where he was director of a school of wood carving. He is best known for his ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art

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