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Wagner, Otto

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00193527
Wagner, Otto

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 29 December 1803, in Torgau; died 1 December 1861, in Dresden.

Painter, engraver, lithographer. Genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views.

Otto Wagner attended the art academy in Dresden and was taught by Jenzeh, the painter of theatrical décor. He visited southern Germany, Switzerland and Italy, later settling in Dresden where he worked for the court theatre. He executed etchings of views and genre subjects....

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

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