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Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955) - Artist


German painter and graphic artist, one of the main exponents of expressionism. P. studied at the Dresden art school and the academy, at last 1903-06 as master student of O. Gussman. As early as 1906 he joined the artist's group 'Brücke'. The following year he travelled Italy and France with a scholarship. He settled in Berlin where he became member of the Secession and president of the Neue Secesssion, which led to his exclusion from the 'Brücke' in 1912. In 1918 he was founding member of the 'Novembergruppe' in Berlin. The Nazis chased him from his job as professor at the Berlin academy which he had had since 1923. In 1937 he was also excluded from the academy and many of his artworks featured the exhibition 'Entartete Kunst'. He spent the Nazi years mainly in Pomerania. As early 1945 he became professor again in Berlin and was awarded many prizes during the following years. His works were exhibite posthumously at the Documenta I in 1955. Mus.: Berlin (Brücke-Museum, Nat.-Gal.), Dresden (Gem.-Gal.), Cologne (Mus. Ludwig, Wallraf-Richartz-Mus.), Zwickau (Pechstein-Mus.), Zurich (Kunsthaus), Ludwigshafen (Wilhelm-Hack-Mus.) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer a. others.


From past auctions

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

Morning at the Baltic Sea

Proceeds : 25.200 €

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Catalog: 8 May 2021: Art and Antiques (05/2021)

A still life with an African figure, tea pot and a pipe

Hermann Max Pechstein Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955

A still life with an African figure, tea pot and a pipe

Proceeds : 13.600 €

Catalog: Auktion 284 (01/2000)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

On the Beach

Proceeds : 3.200 €

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Catalog: 8 May 2021: Art and Antiques (05/2021)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

Auf dem Lager - Two lying Persons

Proceeds : 1.900 €

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Catalog: März 2014 (03/2014)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

Waiting

Proceeds : 1.500 €

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Catalog: Februar 2013 (02/2013)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

Washing of the Nets before they dry

Proceeds : 1.100 €

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Catalog: Juni 2016 (06/2016)

Bathers

Hermann Max Pechstein Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955

Bathers

Proceeds : 700 €

Catalog: Auktion 287 (01/2000)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

From the South Seas

Proceeds : 800 €

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Catalog: Kunst und Antiquitäten (09/2018)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

Fishermen at a Table

Proceeds : 700 €

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Catalog: Kunst und Antiquitäten (12/2018)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

Resting Couple

Proceeds : 600 €

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Catalog: Dekorative Kunst (06/2017)

Hermann Max Pechstein (Zwickau 1881 - Berlin 1955)

Resting Couple

Proceeds : 600 €

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Catalog: Dekorative Kunst (06/2017)

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