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Hermann Hesse (Calw 1877 - Montagnola 1962) - Artist
German-Swiss writer and painter, one of the most famous and most widely read authors of the 20th century, also winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Among the author's many friends and acquaintances were also artists, such as Gunter Böhmer and Hans Purrmann, from whom he also received lessons in painting from 1933. H. worked mainly in watercolour, and he sent many of these often small-format works as part of his extensive correspondence. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer.