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MACKENSEN, Fritz (1866 - 1953), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MACKENSEN, Fritz (1866 - 1953), Painter, sculptor

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 April 1866, in Greene; died 1953.

Painter, sculptor. Genre scenes, landscapes, animals.

Worpswede Artists' Colony.

[not available online]Fritz Mackensen was a pupil at the academy in Düsseldorf, where he aligned himself with Otto Modersohn, then with Kaulbach in Munich, and Bokelmann in Karlsruhe. In 1884 he decided to found an artists' colony in Worpswede, not far from

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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