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Christian Rohlfs (Niendorf/Holst. 1849 - Hagen/Westf. 1938) - Physalia in Vase


Physalia in Vase

Lot-Nr. 166 | Christian Rohlfs (Niendorf/Holst. 1849 - Hagen/Westf. 1938)


Physalia in Vase | Result 24.800 €

Ca. 1919, tempera, 47 x 62,5 cm, lo. ri. monogr. CR, min. dam., matted a. framed under glass, uninspcted out of frame. - Expertise: Christian-Rohlfs-Archiv at the Osthaus Museum Hagen, 19th October 2015. The work is listed in the archive as no. CRA 124/15. - Important German expressionist painter. R. studied at the Weimar academy under P. Thumann since 1870, developed his style from naturalism to impressionism in his Weimar time. On invitation of K. E. Osthaus he became teacher at the Folkwang university of the arts in 1901. Many of his works were removed from museums as 'degenerate' by the Nazis in 1937. His art was honoured posthumously at the Documenta I in 1955.

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