The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Kobell, Hendrik

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KOBELL, Hendrik, German painter: b. Rotterdam 13 Sept. 1751; d. there, 3 Aug. 1799. He painted, in oils and water colors, landscapes and marines. He studied art in his home town, then for some time in England, next in Amsterdam and France, when he settled in Rotterdam. His work is distinguished by skilful manipulation and life-like depiction. He did good work in etching as well as painting.