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Max Klinger

 (1857 - 1920)
Max Klinger was active/lived in Germany.  Max Klinger is known for symbolist, romantic style painting, graphics.

Max Klinger

Max Klinger was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1857.  He was brought up in the correct milieu of provincial German society. He was aware of a split between his paintings and his more private graphics.  Klinger the painter moved sedately between a professorship in Leipzig and his country vineyard, turning out the portraits and allegories his patrons sought and trying to ignore the themes that particularly haunted him: fetishism and an erotic consciousness of death. These themes dominated his strangest and best known series of etchings.   

Klinger died in 1920, after a career of prolonged and dull success.  The paintings from which he earned a handsome living were promptly forgotten and his strange etc  ...  Displaying 750 of 3150 characters.

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About  Max Klinger

Born:  1857 - Leipzig, Germany
Died:   1920
Known for:  symbolist, romantic style painting, graphics