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Samuel Hieronymous Grimm

Born: 1733, Switzerland, Burgdorf   Died: 1794, London

Painter, illustrator and poet. Studied in Berne under Johann Ludwig Aberli (1723-1786). He travelled and painted in France, 1765-68, before settling in England where he painted landscapes and topographical views in oil and watercolour, working only in the latter after 1764. He also produced caricatures, wrote poetry and illustrated books including Friedrich von Hagedorn’s 'Poetische Werke' (1769-72)

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