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Bendz, Wilhelm (Ferdinand)locked

(b Odense, March 20, 1804; d Vicenza, Nov 14, 1832). Danish painter.
  • Mogens Nykjær

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He studied (1820–26) at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen, under C. W. Eckersberg and others. His earliest paintings reveal remarkable skill in the emulation of models: the clarity and detail in the View of Nyhavn (early 1820s; Copenhagen, Hirschsprungske Saml.) is very much in the objective, closely observant spirit of Eckersberg; and the delicate use of light and colour in the ...

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