Josef Hegenbarth


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 (1884–1962) Dresden book illustrator,

mainly of great works of world literature (Gilgamesh, Vasantasena, Nibelungenlied) and distinguished poets (Goethe, Flaubert, Shakespeare). After defamation by the Nazi regime, he experienced a second period of success in East Germany (Nationalpreis, Akademie).


Subjects: Literature.

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