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Schwerdgeburth, Karl or Carl August

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00166279
Schwerdgeburth, Karl or Carl August

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 5 August 1785, in Dresden; died 25 October 1878, in Weimar.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver.

Karl Schwerdgeburth attended the academy in Dresden and engraved religious subjects and portraits. His key work is Luther at the Diet of Worms.

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Religious Art ; 19th-Century Art

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