The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Magnus, Eduard

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The American Cyclopædia
Magnus, Eduard
Edition of 1879. See also Eduard Magnus on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

MAGNUS, Eduard, a German painter, born in Berlin, Jan. 7, 1799, died there, Aug. 9, 1872. He studied in Berlin and in Rome, and became known as a member and professor of the Berlin academy and as a portrait painter. He published Ueber Einrichtung und Beleuchtung von Räumen zur Aufstellung von Gemälden und Sculpturen (Berlin, 1864), and Die Polychromie vom künstlerischen Standpunkte (Bonn, 1872).