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Andreas Achenbach

germany landscape

Landscape and marine painter, born in Kassel, C Germany. He studied at St Petersburg, then travelled extensively in Holland, Scandinavia, and Italy, where he produced many water-colours. His paintings of the North Sea coasts of Europe had considerable influence in Germany, and he came to be regarded as the father of 19th-c German landscape painting.

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