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GEIGER, Rupprecht (<i>born</i> 1908), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GEIGER, Rupprecht (born 1908), Painter

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 26 January 1908, in Munich.


After completing his studies in architecture, Rupprecht Geiger taught himself painting. During this period, he travelled to Spain and Greece. He began by working as an architect, only coming to painting in 1945. In 1949, he was one of the founder members of the Zen group, together with Willi Baumeister and Julius Bissier. From 1965, he taught at

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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