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BLUMENTHAL, Hermann (1905 - 1942), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLUMENTHAL, Hermann (1905 - 1942), Sculptor

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1905, in Essen; died 1942, on the Russian front.

Sculptor. Figures, portraits.

Hermann Blumenthal came from a modest family background and was initially an apprentice stonemason prior to enrolling at the Berlin academy of fine arts, where he studied under Scharff. His preferred subject matter was the adolescent human form. He was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1930 and remained in

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