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UHLE, Albrecht Bernhard (oo'-le), artist, born in Chemnitz, Saxony, 15 October, 1847. He was brought to the United States in 1851, and had his first instruction in art from his father, and at the Pennsylvania academy of fine arts. During 1867-'75 he was engaged principally in photography. He went in 1875 to Munich, where he studied at the academy under Ferdinand Barth and Alexander Wagner until 1877, in which year he went to Italy. In the same year he returned to Philadelphia and opened a studio. He visited Paris in 1879, returning the following year. He is the instructor of the portrait class at the Pennsylvania academy, and has become known as an excellent artist. Among his portraits are those of Isaac Lea and Peter McCall (1879) ; Joseph Leidy, painted for the Academy of natural sciences (1882); Wayne McVeagh, for the department of justice, Washington (1884); and John D. Lankenau, for the German hospital, Philadelphia (1886).
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