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Nahl, Charles Christian

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00128520
Nahl, Charles Christian

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German, 19th century, male.

Active and naturalised in USA from 1849.

Born 13 October 1818, in Kassel; died 1 March 1878, in San Francisco.

Painter, engraver, lithographer, illustrator, photographer. Portraits, animals, genre scenes, landscapes, historical subjects.

Charles Nahl, the son and grandson of artists, was proficient in watercolour by age 12. He studied at the Kassel Academy, exhibiting his work in Berlin, Dresden and Paris. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Photography and Photographs ; Prints and Printmaking ; 19th-Century Art

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