Lithograph, 61 x 42,5 cm, lo. ri. autographed. a. dat. Emil Nolde 07, unframed. - Literature: Schiefler-Mosel-Urban II, 16. - Painter, graphic artist a. sculptor, one of the leading German expressionists. After being trained at the Sauermann sculpting school in Flensburg N. worked in Switzerland a. in Munich. Because the local academy refused him he studied at A. Hölzels art school, followed by studies at the Académie Julian in Paris in 1899. Thereafter he lived in Copenhagen a. Berlin where he for a short time became member of the artist's group 'Brücke' in 1906/07. He was co-founder of the 'Neue Secession' in Berlin in 1910. In 1926 he began to erect his world famous house a. studio in Seebüll. N. was proscribed as 'degenerate' during the Nazi era; he received many honours after 1945. Among others his works were showcased at the Documenta I to III a. are today in the most eminent collections all over the world.