Reference Entry

Nebel, Otto Wilhelm Ernst

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00129172
Nebel, Otto Wilhelm Ernst

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Painting
  • Prints and Printmaking
  • 20th-Century Art

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

German, 20th century, male.

Active from 1933 and from 1952 naturalised in Switzerland.

Born 25 December 1892, in Berlin; died 12 September 1973, in Bern, Switzerland.

Painter (including gouache), engraver, draughtsman. Designs for mosaics.

Otto Nebel initially studied architecture in Berlin, where he graduated from the Baugewerkeschule in 1909. He then travelled extensively in Europe, principally in France and Italy. In 1913–1914 he followed drama courses at the Lessing-Theatre. Between 1914 and 1918 he was mobilised, taken prisoner and spent the 1918–1919 period in England. After World War I, he decided to take up painting studying with Kandinsky whose influence proved to be pivotal. From 1919 he participated in the group activities of...

Reference Entry.  1203 words.  Illustrated.

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

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.