List of Artists → Walter Leistikow
German painter a. graphic artist. Being expelled from the Berlin academy by A. von Werner for lack of talent he took lessons with H. Eschke a. H. Gude. L. was co-founder of the avantgardist artist's group 'Die XI' a. one of the main exponents of the Berlin secession. Mus.: Berlin (Nat. Gall.), Munich, Dresden, Leipzig a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit M. Bröhan, W.L., Maler der Berliner Landschaft, 1988 a. others.