Heinrich Harder

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Heinrich Harder
Born 2 June 1858
Putzar
Died 5 February 1935(1935-02-05) (aged 76)
Berlin
Nationality German
Occupation Scientific illustration

Heinrich Harder (2 June 1858 – 5 February 1935) was a German artist and an art professor at the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin.[1]

Heinrich Harder, as a landscape painter exhibited paintings inspired by the scenery of Lüneburg, Mecklenburg, the Harz mountains, Sweden and Switzerland, at the Grosse Berliner Kunstausstellung in 1891.

He also illustrated natural history articles. These included a series accompanying Wilhelm Bolsche articles on earth history for Die Gartenlaube a weekly magazine. He also illustrated 60 dinosaur and other prehistoric animal collecting cards for the Reichardt Cocoa Company, titled "Tiere der Urwelt" with accompanying text by Wilhelm Bölsche.

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  1. ^ Bénézit, E. Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays par un groupe d'écrivains spécialistes français et étrangers Paris : Gründ, c1999 (new edition)

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