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Friedrich Preller

Preller, Friedrich (frēˈdrĭkh prĕlˈər) [key], 1804–78, German painter and etcher, professor at the Weimar Academy. He is best known for his Odyssey landscapes, a series of 16 encaustic paintings. Also notable are his Thuringian landscapes in tempera and his Norwegian landscapes.

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