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BELLING, Rudolf (1886 - 1972), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLING, Rudolf (1886 - 1972), Sculptor

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1886, in Berlin; died 1972, in Krailling.


Rudolf Belling studied under Peter Breuer. From 1913, he associated with the 'Sturm' group and in 1918 he took part in founding the 'Novembergruppe' (November group). In 1933, fleeing Nazism, he emigrated to Istanbul and directed a sculpture studio at the academy of fine arts. He returned to his native country in 1966.


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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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