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MUNCH, Edvard (1863 - 1944), Painter, watercolourist, printmaker, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MUNCH, Edvard (1863 - 1944), Painter, watercolourist, printmaker, lithographer

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 December 1863, in Løten, Loïten, or Lyten (Hedmark); died 23 January 1944, in Ekely.

Painter, watercolourist, printmaker (etching/drypoint/woodcut), lithographer, illustrator. Figure compositions, figures, self-portraits, portraits, nudes, interiors with figures, rustic scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes. Murals, stage sets, posters.

Symbolism, Expressionism.

The son of Christian Munch, a doctor who assisted people

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