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Max Liebermann

* 1847, Berlin 1935, Berlin

Max Liebermann
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* 1847, Berlin, 1935, Berlin

Max Liebermann
From 1866 to 1868 Max Liebermann studied Philosophy and additionally took up painting classes. He enrolled in the Art School of Weimar from 1869 to 1872. A year later he traveled to Paris to find inspiration in the works of the French Naturalists. In 1876 a journey leads him to Holland where he created paintings en plein-air. As the German Reich did not participate in the Paris World Exhibit of 1889, due to its “anti-monarchy” tendency, Max Liebermann became a co-organizer of an unofficial participation of German artists. For his 50th birthday he was offered a chair by the Royal Academy in Berlin. Together with other artists, he formed the “Berlin Secession”, of which he became chairman in 1898. In 1920 he was appointed President of Prussian Academy of Arts, drafting a new liberal program that could not be executed. In 1932 he was appointed Honorary President of the Prussian Academy of the Arts but nonetheless, due to his Jewish background, was given a working ban in 1933 by the National Socialists.

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Seine Kunstwerke befinden sich in zahlreichen privaten und öffentlichen Sammlungen Europas.
Benhaus, Museen der Hansestadt Lübeck
Berlin, Nationalgalerie
Berlin, Museum
Berlin, Sammlung Arnhold
Berlin, Berliner Bank AG
Berlin, Paul Cassirer
Bremen, Kunsthalle
Düsseldorf, Kunstmuseum
Essen, Gesellschaft Kruppsche Gemäldesammlung
Essen, Museum Folkwang
Frankfurt a.M., Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Städtische Galerie
Frankfurt a.M., Deutsche Bank AG
Gelsenkirchen, Städtische Kunstsammlungen
Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Kupferstichkabinett
Hannover, Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum
Heidelberg, Kürpfälzisches Museum (Dauerleihgabe der Familie des Dargestellten)
Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle
Kiel, Kunsthalle
Kiel, Stiftung Pommern
Köln, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
Mannheim, Städtische Kunsthalle
München, Neue Pinakothek
München, Schloss Haimhausen
München, Pfanni Werk - Otto Eckhart KG
Schweinfurt, Sammlung Georg Schäfer
Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Wuppertal, Von der Heydt-Museum
St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum
Zürich, Kunsthaus
Zürich, Marianne Feilchenfeldt
Linz, Wolfgang-Gurlitt-Museum
Paris, Palais Tokyo
New York, Galerie Wildenstein

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Works by Max Liebermann

Gemüsemarkt in Delft

Gemüsemarkt in Delft

1907

Gemüsemarkt in Delft
Rote und weiße Blumen nach Südosten

Rote und weiße Blumen nach Südosten

1925

Rote und weiße Blumen nach Südosten
Junge und Mädchen auf der Dorfstrasse

Junge und Mädchen auf der Dorfstrasse

1899

Junge und Mädchen auf der Dorfstrasse