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Franz von Stuck

 



Franz von Stuck

(1863-1928)

 
(b Tettenweis, Lower Bavaria, 23 Feb 1863; d Munich, 30 Aug 1928).

German draughtsman, illustrator, printmaker, decorative artist, painter, sculptor and architect. He was noted for his treatment of erotic and comic aspects of mythological themes. He drew eagerly as a child, soon becoming a gifted caricaturist. From 1878 to 1881 he attended the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich, where he received particular encouragement from Ferdinand Barth (1842–92). From 1881 to 1885 he studied at the Munich Akademie, where he was taught by Wilhelm Lindenschmit (1829–95) and Ferdinand Löfftz (1845–1910). During his student years Stuck earned a living from designs for decorative painting, and he made notable contributions (1880–84) to the humorous Munich periodical Fliegende Blätter and to the Viennese serial publications Allegorien und Embleme and Karten und Vignetten. These did much to establish his reputation as both a skilled and a witty draughtsman.
 
 
 
 

Self-Portrait
1899


 


Pieta



 

Sensuality



 

Lucifer



 

The Sphinx



 

Judith and Holofernes



 

Ring-A-Ring-Of-Roses


 

Portrait of a Lady


 

Innocence



 


Das Diner


 


Der Kampf ums Weib


 


Faun und Nymphe


 

Faun und Nixe


 

Judith und Holofernes


 

Mary mit rotem Hut


 

Selbstportrat des Malers und seiner Frau im Atelier


 

Sturmlandschaft


 

Susanna im Bade

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