Karl Schmidt-Rottluff


Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, ‘Male Head’ 1917
Male Head 1917
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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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