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Schmidt-Rottluff, Karl

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00164058
Schmidt-Rottluff, Karl

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1 December 1884, in Rottluff, near Chemnitz (Saxony); died August 1976, in Berlin.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, lithographer, sculptor. Figure compositions, figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes, still-lifes, flowers.

Die Brücke group.

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff was the son of a miller in Rottluff. In 1902, he met Erich Heckel while at college in Chemnitz, where both men belonged to the literary circle ...

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

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