Lehmbruck, Wilhelm

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Name
Lehmbruck, Wilhelm Gender: M
Lehmbruck, Heinrich Wilhelm
born on 4 January 1881 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Duisburg, Germany, 51n25, 6e46
Timezone LMT m6e46 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 14°02' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 04°17 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 02°42'



Wilhelm Lehmbruck (Self-portrait, 1902)

Biography

German artist, etcher, lithographer, poet and sculptor. His early work was fairly conservative, but when he lived in Paris, 1910-1914, he developed a personalized expressionistic style, angular pose and melancholy, exemplified in his nude "Kneeling Woman," exhibited in 1911. Lehmbruck worked mainly in clay, with some of his work cast in artificial stone to preserve the texture of clay, he was also noted for his pieces done in marble.

At the outbreak of the WW I, he returned to Germany and worked in a hospital. The suffering he witnessed was reflected in the poignancy of his last works. The war brought him to a state of acute depression and he committed suicide 3/25/1919 in Berlin. There is a museum dedicated to him in Duisburg.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1910 (Moved to Paris, four years)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1911 (Noted piece "Kneeling Woman")
  • Death by Suicide 25 March 1919 at 12:00 noon in Berlin, Germany (Age 37)
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Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes B.R.

Born in Meiderich now Duisburg.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Depression (Profound)
  • Personal : Death : Suicide (Age 37)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter, etcher, lithographer and sculptor)
  • Vocation : Medical : Nurse/ Nurse's Aids (Worked in hospital during WW I)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet

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