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Wolfgang Topffer

 (1766 - 1847)
Wolfgang Adam Topffer was active/lived in Switzerland.  Wolfgang Topffer is known for landscape, figure, genre painting.

Wolfgang Topffer

Biography from Dorotheum, Vienna

Trained as a landscape and genre painter, Wolfgang Adam Töpffer began his artistic career as a typographer and engraver in Lausanne.  He later worked in Paris where he increasingly dedicated himself to watercolors.  He was awarded the Golden Medal at the Paris Salon of 1812 for his artistic achievements.

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Self-portrait. 1832

About  Wolfgang Topffer

Born:  1766 - Geneva, Switzerland
Died:   1847 - Morillon
Known for:  landscape, figure, genre painting