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EGGELING, Viking (1880 - 1925), Painter, film maker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EGGELING, Viking (1880 - 1925), Painter, film maker

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Born 12 October 1880, in Lund; died 19 May 1925, in Berlin.

Painter, film maker.


Eggeling studied in Switzerland and in Milan between 1900 and 1908. In 1911 he moved to Paris, where he became friendly with Modigliani. In 1915 he got to know Jean Arp and Kisling, then in Switzerland he met Tristan Tzara. In 1916 in Zurich, Tzara

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