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KRATOCHWIL, Siegfried (<i>born</i> 1916), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KRATOCHWIL, Siegfried (born 1916), Painter

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Active in the Netherlands.

Born 1916, in Vienna.

Painter. Local scenes.

Kratochwil made tools and spent much time painting. Like many naive painters, he portrayed scenes from daily life: flower sellers, the zoological garden, the canals of Amsterdam and typical landscapes of the Dutch countryside. His handling of colours lent his work a particular intimacy.

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