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FASSBENDER, Joseph (1903 - 1974), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FASSBENDER, Joseph (1903 - 1974), Painter

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1903, in Cologne; died 1974.

Painter. Designs for tapestries, murals.

Joseph Fassbender studied painting only from 1926 to 1929, in Richard Seewald's studio at the school of fine arts in Cologne. He made study trips to Italy and Munich. Under the Nazi regime his paintings were confiscated. After having being mobilised and taken prisoner during World War II, he became one of

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