List of Artists → Edvard Munch
Edvard Munch (Löten bei Hamar 1863 - Ekely bei Oslo 1944) - Artist
Norwegian painter, draughtsman and graphic artist, one of the most important artists of avantgarde who overcame academic realism in a most radical manner and whose achievements were euphorically received by artists all over Europe. Some of his masterworks like 'The Scream' and 'Madonna' are among the most famous paintings in the world. Mus.: Oslo (Munch Mus., Nat. Gall.), New York (Metrop. Mus.), Cologne (Wallraf-Richartz-Mus.), Stuttgart (Staatsgal.), Bremen a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit a. others.