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MACKE, August (1887 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MACKE, August (1887 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 3 January 1887, in Meschede (North Rhine-Westphalia); died 26 September 1914, in Perthes (Seine-et-Marne), France.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman (ink/charcoal). Figures, portraits, scenes with figures, landscapes, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, still-lifes. Stage sets.

Der Blaue Reiter group.

August Macke spent his youth in the Rhineland between Cologne, Düsseldorf and Bonn. He was a student at

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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