Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

1884–1976

Biography

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (Karl Schmidt until 1905; 1 December 1884 – 10 August 1976) was a German expressionist painter and printmaker; he was one of the four founders of the artist group Die Brücke.

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Artworks

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  • Art Term

    Brücke

    Brücke was a German expressionist group founded in Dresden in 1905 which developed a radical anti-traditional style characterised by vivid ...

  • Tate Etc

    Everything is illuminated: Document: Künstlergruppe Brücke

    Bruce Altshuler

    In 1905 four young Dresden art students, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Erich Heckel and Fritz Bleyl, set up the ...

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