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KOLBE, Georg (1877 - 1947), Sculptor, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOLBE, Georg (1877 - 1947), Sculptor, lithographer

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 15 April 1877, in Waldheim; died 1947, in Berlin.

Sculptor, lithographer. Figures, nudes.

[not available online] [not available online]Georg Kolbe began as a painter, but devoted himself to sculpture after meeting Rodin in Paris and Tuaillon in Rome in 1898. After returning to Germany, he met Max Klinger in Leipzig, who became his friend and mentor. Kolbe settled in Berlin

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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