Auctions → North German Art and Art and Antiques November 2013 → November 2013 Norddeutsche Kunst → Willem Grimm: Stille Life with Onions
Oil/paper/cardboard, 75 x 100 cm, lo. ri. monogr. WG, on the reverse artist's label as well as titled on label of the Kunsthalle Mannheim. - Exh.: Biennale Sao Paolo 1955, Kunsthalle Mannheim. - Figure a. landscape painter, apprenticeship as litographer at the Werkkunstschule Offenbach, after sojourn in Worpswede 1922 he studied at the Hamburg Werkkunstschule under W. Titze, was promoted by Rosa Schapire, member of the Darmstadt a. the Hamburg secession, the style of which he helped to form, 1946 he became professor at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule, in 1959 he was awarded the Edwin Scharff award, 2004 retrospective in the Hamburg Kunsthalle. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum), Schleswig (SHLM), Marburg, Oldenburg a. others. - Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Bruhns a. others.