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KNIRR, Heinrich (1862 - 1944), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KNIRR, Heinrich (1862 - 1944), Painter

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 2 September 1862, Pancsova, Hungary; died 1944.

Painter. Portraits.

Heinrich Knirr studied at the Vienna Academy and in Munich. In 1888 he established a private art school, where Paul Klee was one of his students. As an exponent of Nazi art, Knirr glorified the Nazi regime in his work. He received a medal in Munich in 1905. He painted a number of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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