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Paula Modersohn-Becker (Dresden 1876 - Worpswede 1907) - Artist


One of the most important German artists of the avantgarde. M.-B. began studying at the drawing school of the 'Verein Berliner Künstlerinnen' since 1896. In 1898 she moved to Worpswede to be taught by F. Mackensen. In 1900 she took lessons at the Académie Colarossi in Paris together with C. Westhoff, the later wife of R. M. Rilke. After returning to Worpswede she married O. Modersohn. In 1903, 1905 a. 1906 she returned to Paris a., inspired by Cezanne a. Gauguin, developed her own distinct style. She died in childbirth in 1907. Because she exhibited rarely her artistical achievements were known to few, but she was widely appreciated soon after her death. Mus.: Bremen (Paula Modersohn-Becker-Mus., Kunsthalle), Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Wuppertal (Von der Heydt-Mus.), Hannover (Kestner-Ges.), Essen (Folkwang-Mus.), Düsseldorf, Cologne a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker a. many more.


From past auctions

Paula Modersohn-Becker (Dresden 1876 - Worpswede 1907)

Blinde Frau im Walde - Blind Woman in the Woods

Proceeds : 5.900 €

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Catalog: April 2017 (04/2017)

Paula Modersohn-Becker (Dresden 1876 - Worpswede 1907)

Goosemaiden

Proceeds : 4.700 €

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Catalog: November 2012 (11/2012)

Paula Modersohn-Becker (Dresden 1876 - Worpswede 1907)

Seated Old Woman

Proceeds : 3.500 €

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Catalog: September 2017 (09/2017)

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