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Peter, Johann Wenceslaus or Wenzel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00139606
Peter, Johann Wenceslaus or Wenzel

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Austrian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 8 September 1742, in Karlsbad (now Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic); died 28 December 1829, in Rome.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, animals.

He quitted his profession as a sculptor to dedicate himself to painting, in which he excelled. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Sculpture and Carving ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 19th-Century Art ; 18th-Century Art

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