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Heinrich Zille

 (1852/58 - 1929)
Heinrich Zille was active/lived in Germany.  Heinrich Zille is known for painting.

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Heinrich Zille


Heinrich Zille (1858-1929)

He came from an impoverished family, often plagued by creditors, and the young Heinrich was forced to earn money with small errands at an early age.  He also earned the money for his first drawing lessons himself and served his apprenticeship under a lithographer after leaving school; at the same time he studied under Professor Theodor Hosemann, who advised him to go to the streets, to observe and to draw. After completing his studies Zille was employed by different graphic firms before working for the Photographische Gesellschaft Berlin (Photographic Association Berlin) from 1877 onwards for thirty consecutive years.  After his discharge from the military, he began to work as a freelance painter   ...  Displaying 750 of 1573 characters.



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About  Heinrich Zille

Born:  1852/58 - Radeberg
Died:   1929 - Berlin
Known for:  painting