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Kurt Löwengard: Estuary of the River Este


Kurt Löwengard (Hamburg 1895 - London 1940)

Estuary of the River Este


Lot-No. 164 | Proceeds: 2.400,00 €

Oil/canvas, 29,5 x 42,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Löwengard 30, on the reverse depiction of a Landscape in the Provence, on the stretcher titled on fragment of a label. - Hamburg painter, draughtsman a. graphic artist. L. was pupil of A. Siebelist before WW I. Since 1919 he studied at the Weimar Bauhaus under W. Klemm a. L. Feininger. After travelling extensively he became member of the Hamburg secession, of the Hamburgische Künstlerschaft a. of the Altonaer Künstlerverein since 1923. L. was harrassed by the Nazis for a long time before in 1939 he emigrated to London. There he died devitalised only a few month later. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum), Schleswig (SHLM), Rendsburg (Jüdisches Museum) a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Rump, Der Neue Rump, Bruhns 'K. L. 1895-1940' a. others.

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