The Nude in art_Albert von keller

Albert von Keller_Swiss/German_B.27 April 1844_14 July 1920_Female figures are a prominent feature of his work. In 1865 Albert attended the Munich Academy of Fine Art for a short time. He made numerous study trips throughout Germany, France, Italy, and the Low Countries to study and copy Masterworks. From 1867 he apprenticed at several different studios […]

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THE NUDE IN ART_LOVIS CORINTH

Lovis Corinth_German_B. 21 July 1858_D. 17 July 1925 Corinth studied in Paris Munich, joined the Berlin Secession group, later succeeding Max Liebermann as the group’s president. His early work was naturalistic in approach. Corinth was initially antagonistic towards the expressionist movement, but after a stroke in 1911 his style loosened and took on many expressionistic qualities.

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The nude in art_casper ritter

Caspar Ritter _Swiss_B. February 7, 1861_Esslingen am Neckar_D. July 18, 1923_Ermatingen, Canton Thurgau. From 1882 he studied at the Academy in Munich with Alois Gabl, Ludwig von Herter, and Ludwig von Lofftz.  History has overlooked a great many painters from the German Academies and part of our mission is to right the ship. Far to much focus has been […]

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THE NUDE IN ART_HANS HASSENTEUFEL

Hans Hassenteufel_B. 27 January 1887, Hamburg_D. 15 August 1943, Munich. A German painter who specialized in female nudes. Hassenteufel took private lessons from Rudolf Jacob Zeller in Hamburg, followed by studies at a private painting and drawing school in Munich, operated by Walter Thor; then at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, where his primary professors were Peter Halm and Franz von […]

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The Nude in Art_Leo Putz

Leo Putz _B. 18 June 1869, in Merano_ D. 21 July 1940, in Merano He began his studies at the age of sixteen at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich, where he studied with the history painter Gabriel von Hackl. From there he when to study at the Académie Julien in Paris. His work encompasses Art Nouveau, Impressionism, and the beginnings of Expressionism. […]

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MAX MELDRUM_Graman Inson_TonalisM

MAX MELDRUM_1875 – 1955 Max Meldrum (1875-1955), artist and teacher, studied at the NGV School before beginning work as a freelance illustrator and cartoonist. He won the NGV Travelling Scholarship in 1900 and painted in Paris and Brittany for thirteen years before returning to Melbourne. In 1916 he founded an art school in the city, […]

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HUGH RAMSAY

Hugh Ramsay Hugh Ramsay (25 May 1877 – 5 March 1906) Australian Ramsay was born in Glasgow, Scotland, he moved with his family to Melbourne in 1878. He joined classes at the National Gallery of Victoria at age 16 under Lindsay Bernard Halland became one of the most brilliant students ever trained there. Ramsay went to Europe in September […]

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The MACCHIAIOLI

THE MACCHIAIOLI The Macchiaioli was a group of Italian Painters active in Tuscany the second half of the 19thc. They deviated from the antiquated conventions taught by the Italian art academies and did much of their painting outdoors to capture natural light, shade, and colour. This practice relates the Macchiaioli to the French Impressionists who came to prominence […]

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Munich school_Wilhelm Trubner

Wilhelm Trübner_Extremely important transitional Munich School Painter influenced by Courbet and Manet. Or the Munich School was already under the spell of Velasquez, Vermeer, and Chardin. We hope we have helped you to appreciate the Munich School Painters and to see how much more depth, expression, and liveliness their paintings exhibited then those of the […]

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Munich School_Lovis Corinth

Lovis Corinth _21 July 1858_17 July 1925_His mature work realized a synthesis of impressionism and expressionism. We like Lovis Corinth mid-stream transitioning these two movements. Corinth was born Franz Heinrich Louis on 21 July 1858 in Tapiau, in Prussia. In 1876 he went to study painting in the Academy of Konigsberg.   In 1880 he traveled to Munich, which rivaled […]

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