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Kokoschka, Oskar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00100148
Kokoschka, Oskar

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1947 and naturalised in England and from 1953 active in Switzerland.

Born 1 March 1886, in Poechlam; died 22 February 1980, in Montreux (Switzerland).

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman (including ink), illustrator, decorative designer, lithographer. Mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, figure compositions, figures, portraits, self-portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes, still-lifes, flowers...

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

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