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Willem Grimm: Basel Carnival

Willem Grimm (Darmstadt-Eberstadt 1904 - Hamburg 1986)

Basel Carnival

Lot-No. 17 | Proceeds: 1.900,00 €

Watercolour, 50 x 64,5 cm, lo. le. sign. Grimm, lo. ri. titled, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Figure and 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.

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