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Otto Modersohn

 (1865 - 1943)
Otto Modersohn was active/lived in Germany.  Otto Modersohn is known for landscape painting.

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Otto Modersohn


Friedrich Wilhelm Otto Modersohn was a German landscape painter. He was associated with the Düsseldorf school* of painting and a member of the artists colony in Worpswede.

In 1884 his family moved from Soest to Münster. During his time at secondary school Otto Modersohn developed a keen interest in art. After graduating from secondary school, he Modersohn went to the Düsseldorf Academy*, but he did not agree with the teaching methods used there. After a short sojourn in Munich, he hoped to find artistic role inspiration at the Karlsruhe Academy, but once again he was disappointed.

A trip through northern Germany with Fritz Mackensen in 1888 on the other hand inspired Otto Modersohn to a series of smaller pictures. These beca  ...  Displaying 750 of 3898 characters.



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About  Otto Modersohn

Born:  1865 - Soest, Westphalia, Germany
Died:   1943 - Rotenburg upon Wumme
Known for:  landscape painting