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Carl Heinrich Bloch, the actor Kristian Mantzius in his study, 1853



Bloch (1834-1890), was Danish, not German, and he seems to have specialized in religious paintings; but these seem to suffer from that lack of spontaneity and rather sentimental air that so often characterizes 19th Century devotional painting. Many examples can be found here:

https://www.carlbloch.org/the-complete-works.html?pageno=1
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