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Putz, Leo (1869 - 1940), painter

Sepp Kern

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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German painter. From 1886 to 1889 he studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich. He was at the Académie Julian in Paris between 1891 and 1892 where his teachers were William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Benjamin Constant. Although Bouguereau was a confirmed opponent of Impressionism, Putz was greatly interested in the movement, in particular the early works of Manet and Renoir. Symbolist art, as represented by the work of Franz von Stuck and Franz

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