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Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (Rottluff 1884 - Berlin 1976) - Peonies, green Background


Peonies, green Background

Lot-Nr. 146 | Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (Rottluff 1884 - Berlin 1976)


Peonies, green Background | Result 37.100 €

1959, watercolour a. ink, 50 x 69,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. SRottluff, lo. le. num. with pencil 5927, on the reverse titled 'Päonien, grüner Grund' as well as num. 63/63 a. 68/10, framed under glass. - Expertise: The watercolour is registered in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff foundation. - One of the most important exponents of expressionist art, began studying architecture in Dresden in 1905, besides Kirchner, Heckel a. Bleyl he was co-founder of the 'Brücke' in 1905, the style of which became distinctive for German expressionism, in 1911 he moved to Berlin a. exhibited with the 'Neue Secession Berlin', the 'Blauer Reiter' a. the 'Sonderbund' in Cologne, after the war he also exhibited at the Documenta, many of his artworks were seized a. destroyed by the Nazis as 'degenerate', in 1946 he was made professor in Berlin, in 1964 he initiated the fouding of the Brücke museum in Berlin.

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