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MARCKS, Gerhard (1889 - 1981), Sculptor, potter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARCKS, Gerhard (1889 - 1981), Sculptor, potter, engraver

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 18 February 1889, in Berlin; died 13 November 1981, in Burgbrohl (Rhineland).

Sculptor, potter, engraver. Figures, animals.

[not available online]Gerhard Marcks was a pupil of August Gaul and George Kolbe and, in 1907, studied painting under Richard Scheide in Berlin. At the instigation of Walter Gropius, Scheide took Marcks on as his collaborator at the 1914 Werkbund exhibition in

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