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Waagen, Gustav Friedrichlocked

(1794–1868)
  • Florian Illies

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Waagen, Gustav Friedrich (1794–1868), museum director and art historian, was born on 11 February 1794 in Hamburg, Germany, the second son of the painter Christian Friedrich Heinrich Waagen (b. 1750) and his wife, Johanna Louise Alberti (d. 1807). He was educated at the universities of ...

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