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NÖLKEN, Franz (1884 - 1918), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NÖLKEN, Franz (1884 - 1918), Painter, engraver

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 5 May 1884, in Hamburg; died 4 November 1918.

Painter, engraver.

Taught by Siebelist, Franz Nölken died while fighting in World War I. He was influenced by Renoir and then Gauguin. He is predominantly known for his nudes, in which colour prevails over form.

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