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GROSSBERG, Carl (1894 - 1940), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GROSSBERG, Carl (1894 - 1940), Painter

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1894, in Wuppertal-Elberfeld; died 1940, in Laon, France.

Painter. Urban landscapes, industrial landscapes.

Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity), Magic Realism.

Carl Grossberg was a pupil at the arts and crafts schools in Aachen and Darmstadt. In 1919 he studied at the Bauhaus in Weimar. In 1931 he lived in Italy, having received a bursary at the Villa Massimo in Rome.


Reference Entry.  309 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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