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Mense, Carlo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Mense, Carlo

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1886, in Rheine (Westphalia); died 1965, in Königswinter-am-Rhein.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes, figures, portraits, still-lifes.

Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity).

Carlo Mense studied under P. Jansen in Düsseldorf and under Lovis Corinth in Berlin before going on to work in Bonn and Munich and, from 1925, teaching at the academy in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland). His early work is Expressionist in outlook....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art

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