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FUHR, Franz Xaver (1898 - 1973), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FUHR, Franz Xaver (1898 - 1973), Painter

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1898, in Neckarau, near Mannheim; died 1973, in Regensburg.

Painter. Urban landscapes, harbour scenes.

Franz Xaver Fuhr was self-taught. He more or less adopted the aesthetic principles of the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) group, formed in 1918 around Otto Dix and Georg Grosz, and intended as a reaction against the distortions of Expressionism, though not merely adhering to the strict reproduction

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