Liebermann, Max, 1847-1935

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1847-07-20
Death 1935-02-08
Germans
German

Biographical notes:

German painter and graphic artist.

From the description of Letter : Berlin, to Otto Deneke, Gottingen, 1923 Jan 1. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80343295

German artist.

From the description of Autograph postal card signed : Wannsee, to Julius Freund, 1930 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871326

Max Liebermann was born in Berlin in 1847. He first studied law and philosophy, but later turned to painting and drawing. He studied and worked in Weimar in 1869, in Paris in 1872, and in the Netherlands from 1876 through 1877. After residing and working in Munich for some time, he returned to Berlin in 1884 and was active there for the rest of his life. Although he was himself a rather conservative artist, he helped to found the Sezession, an organization of progressive artists in Berlin in 1899. In 1920, he was elected president of the Preussische Akademie der Kuenste. He resigned in 1933, after he was forbidden to paint and the academy decided to no longer exhibit paintings by Jewish painters. He died in 1935.

From the guide to the Max Liebermann Collection, 1867-1997, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives)

German painter.

From the description of Letters to Hans Ostwald, 1914-1933. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82459257

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Subjects:

  • Artists--Correspondence
  • Art--German--Reproductions
  • Art, German
  • Painting, German--20th century
  • Cassirer, Paul, 1871-1926
  • Liebermann, Benjamin
  • Art critics--Correspondence

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Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Berlin (Germany) (as recorded)