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Portrait of the Actor Eugen Klöpfer

Ludwig Meidner (Bernstadt 1884 - Darmstadt 1966)


Portrait of the Actor Eugen Klöpfer

Lot-No. 204

Proceeds : 300,00 €


Etching, 26,5 x 20,5 cm, lo. ri. auographed a. dat. L. Meidner 1922, unframed. - Cat. rais.: Flammann 156. - Expressionist painter, graphic artist a. writer, studied 1903-05 at the Breslau art school, 1906-07 he continued his studies at the Académie Colarossi in Paris, where became friends with A. Modigliani, in Berlin he exhibited among others at Cassirer a. became a sought-after portrait painter, was defamed in the "Third Reich", in 1939 he emigrated to London but returned to Germany in 1953. Today he is counted among the leading German expressionist who in contrast to the artists of the "Brücke" a. the "Blauer Reiter" was rediscovered relatively late. - Mus.: Frankfurt, Münster. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Vollmer a. others.

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Ludwig Meidner: Portrait of the Actor Eugen Klöpfer


Ludwig Meidner (Bernstadt 1884 - Darmstadt 1966)

Portrait of the Actor Eugen Klöpfer

Lot-No. 204

Proceeds : 300,00 €

Print

Etching, 26,5 x 20,5 cm, lo. ri. auographed a. dat. L. Meidner 1922, unframed. - Cat. rais.: Flammann 156. - Expressionist painter, graphic artist a. writer, studied 1903-05 at the Breslau art school, 1906-07 he continued his studies at the Académie Colarossi in Paris, where became friends with A. Modigliani, in Berlin he exhibited among others at Cassirer a. became a sought-after portrait painter, was defamed in the "Third Reich", in 1939 he emigrated to London but returned to Germany in 1953. Today he is counted among the leading German expressionist who in contrast to the artists of the "Brücke" a. the "Blauer Reiter" was rediscovered relatively late. - Mus.: Frankfurt, Münster. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Vollmer a. others.

Portrait of the Actor Eugen Klöpfer