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KÖSTER, Alexander Max (1864 - 1932), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KÖSTER, Alexander Max (1864 - 1932), Painter

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1864, in Bergneustadt; died 1932, in Kalusen (Tyrol).

Painter. Landscapes, animals.

Despite strong family pressure to pursue a career in pharmacy, Köster dedicated himself to painting. He studied under Karl Heinrich Hoff at the academy in Karlsruhe, as well as under Karl de Kalckreuth, possibly at the art school in Weimar. He lived in Munich and often

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