Oskar Kokoschka


Oskar Kokoschka, ‘The Crab’ 1939–40
The Crab 1939–40
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In Tate Britain
In Tate Britain


Oskar Kokoschka (1 March 1886 – 22 February 1980) was an Austrian artist, poet and playwright best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes.

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Tate Etc

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Art Term


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Art Term


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Eleanora Louis

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Sketches, letters, etc.

Oskar Kokoschka, recipient: Marie-Louise Von Motesiczky Illustrated Christmas letter from Oskar Kokoschka

date not known

Oskar Kokoschka, Olda Kokoschka, recipient: Henriette von Motesiczky Letter from Oskar Kokoschka, Villeneuve

2 May 1954

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