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Frank Duveneck

 (1848 - 1919)
Frank Duveneck was active/lived in Ohio / Germany, Italy.  Frank Duveneck is known for portrait, figure, landscape paintings, etchings, art education.

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Frank Duveneck

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Born in Covington, Kentucky, Frank Duveneck had the birth name of Frank Decker. He became a well-trained academic painter whose work ranged from single figures in interiors to plein air canvases of figures in landscape and often included the depiction of low-life persons.  His styles included Realism, Social Realism, and Impressionism, and his work was ever influenced by the dark tones and vigorous brush-strokes of the Munich style, which he learned at the Munich Academy in the 1870s.  Art historian Matthew Baigell described Duveneck's mature style as having "loose highlights brushed over ruggedly blocked-out forms emerging from a richly suggestive chiaroscuro." (106)

He apprenticed to a church decorator, Wilhelm Lamprecht  ...  Displaying 750 of 5862 characters.



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About  Frank Duveneck

Born:  1848 - Covington, Kentucky
Died:   1919 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Known for:  portrait, figure, landscape paintings, etchings, art education