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Rolf Cavael (Königsberg 1898 - München 1979) - Artist


German painter, draughtsman and graphic artist, one of the most important exponents of abstract painting in Germany. C. was trained as photographer before studying at the Städelschule in Frankfurt 1924-26. As early as 1933 he was discriminated by the Nazis. He continued to work in secrecy in Garmisch but was denounced and arrested in the KZ Dachau for several months. In 1949 he was among the co-founders of the artist's group ZEN 49. He taught repeatedly in Hamburg. In 1978 his livetime achievement was awarded with the Lovis Corinth prize. Mus.: New York (Guggenheim), Berlin, Basel, München, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Verona a. others. Lit.: AKL, Vollmer a. others.


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Rolf Cavael (Königsberg 1898 - München 1979)

No 70/Mi 2

After sale

Starting Bid: 8.000 €

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Catalog: 17 September 2022: Art and Antiques (09/2022)

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