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Mosler, Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00126448
Mosler, Henry

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 6 June 1841, in New York; died 21 April 1920, in New York.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, portraits.

Henry Mosler studied in Düsseldorf before enrolling at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he studied under Hébert, and subsequently pursued his studies under Piloty at the Royal Academy in London. He made his exhibition debut at the 1878 Salon des Artistes Français in Paris, receiving an honourable mention in 1879, a bronze in 1888, and a silver at the 1889 Exposition Universelle. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1892. In 2001, examples of Henry Mosler's work featured at an exhibition at the Musée d'Art Americain in Giverny, France ( ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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