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Schlesinger, Jacoblocked

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 13 January 1792, in Worms; died 12 May 1855, in Berlin.

Painter, lithographer, copyist, art restorer. Portraits, still-lifes, landscapes.

Jacob Schlesinger studied first with his father, the painter Johann Schlesinger, then in Mannheim and Munich. In 1822, he was appointed a professor in Berlin. Although he is best known as a skilful copyist and restorer of paintings, he also left some portraits and paintings of fruits. He was curator of the Berlin Museum....

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