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BERKE, Hubert (1908 - 1979), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BERKE, Hubert (1908 - 1979), Painter, illustrator

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 22 January 1908, in Buer; died 1979, in Cologne.

Painter, illustrator.

After studying history of art and philosophy at the universities of Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) and Münster, Hubert Berke was a student of Paul Klee in Düsseldorf in 1932-1933. In addition to his abstract paintings, he illustrated various books, including works by Ernest Hemingway and Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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