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Richter, Johann Heinrich

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Richter, Johann Heinrich

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 17 March 1808, in Koblenz; died 2 February 1845, in Koblenz.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Johann Heinrich Richter was initially a silversmith. He was a pupil of Girodet and Geraud in Paris. He settled in Munich. He spent three years in Italy in order to study the customs of the country, and returned to Munich where he painted mainly portraits....

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Subjects: Painting ; Metalwork ; 19th-Century Art

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