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HARTUNG, Karl (1908 - 1965), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARTUNG, Karl (1908 - 1965), Sculptor

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 2 May 1908, in Hamburg; died 1965 or 1967, in Berlin.


Karl Hartung studied sculpture at the school of arts and crafts in Hamburg from 1925 to 1929. He then spent three years in Paris, where he was the pupil of Bourdelle, although he was more receptive to the art of Maillol and Despiau. He became a professor at the school

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