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MODERSOHN, Otto (1865 - 1943), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MODERSOHN, Otto (1865 - 1943), Painter

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 February 1865, in Soest; died 1943, in Fischerhude.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes, flowers.

Worpswede Artists' Colony.

[not available online]The son of an architect, Otto Modersohn studied from 1888 to 1893 at the academies in Düsseldorf (where he first met Fritz Mackensen), Munich and Karlsruhe. He went on to study under Eugen Bracht at the academy in

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