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BLEYL, Fritz (1880 - 1966), Architect, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLEYL, Fritz (1880 - 1966), Architect, painter

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1880; died 1966.

Architect, painter.

Die Brücke group.

Fritz Bleyl was an architecture student at the Dresden technical high school. He met Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Erich Heckel and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, together with whom he founded The Bridge (Die Brücke) movement in 1905. The members of the Dresden group were intent on revolutionising contemporary painting in Germany to arrive at what

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