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Artworks by Artist: Wright, Magnus von

Magnus von Wright (* 1805 in Kuopio, Finland; † 1868 in Helsinki) was a Finnish painter and ornithologist.

Studied art in Stockholm under C. J. Fahlgranz and J. F. Julin.

From 1828-1838 he worked on 'Svenska Foglar', a large illustrated collection of Swedish birds.

From 1829 von Wright worked in Finland as a cartographer, taxidermist and art teacher. Besides numerous paintings of animals he also created many landscape paintings and still lifes.

From 1849 until his death in 1868 he worked as a drawing teacher at the university.

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