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HARTUNG, Hans Heinrich Ernst (1904 - 1989), Painter, pastellist, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARTUNG, Hans Heinrich Ernst (1904 - 1989), Painter, pastellist, sculptor, engraver

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German, 20th century, male.

Active from 1935 and naturalised in France from 1945.

Born 21 September 1904, in Leipzig; died 7 December 1989, in Antibes.

Painter (gouache), pastellist, sculptor, engraver, lithographer, draughtsman, photographer. Designs for tapestries.

[not available online]While still a child, Hans Hartung was interested in astronomy and made himself a telescope. During childhood holidays he drew the mountains in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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