List of Artists → Wilhelm Krieger
Wilhelm Krieger (Norderney 1877 - Herrsching 1945) - Artist
German sculptor. After an apprenticeship as a decorative painter, Krieger studied briefly at the Kunstgewerbeschule München in 1906/07 and trained as a self-taught sculptor from 1901. From 1907 he participated in the exhibitions of the Munich Secession, the large Berlin art exhibitions and from 1937-1944 in the annual Great German Art Exhibition at the Haus der Kunst. K. devoted himself above all to animal sculptures, which were executed in bronze, brass, stone and porcelain. Lit.: H. Krieger und M. Schmidt (Hrsg.): Wilhelm Krieger - Tierbildhauer. Katalog der bekannten Werke. Neustadt an der Aisch, 214; M. Schmidt-Magin: Wilhelm Krieger, in: Sammlerjournal Okt. 2020, S. 50-55.