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Karl Zerbe

Name: Zerbe
Vorname: Karl
Lebensdaten: 1903 Berlin-1972 Tallahassee
Zu Leben und Werk: Deutsch-amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker. Studium in München bei Josef Eberz seit 1934 in den USA tätig. Verschiedene Lehrtätigkeiten und Ausstellungen. Werke in diversen deutschen und amerikanischen Sammlungen und Museen. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer. ///// Karl Zerbe was born in Berlin, Germany. The family lived in Paris, France from 1904-1914, where his father was an executive in an electrical supply concern. In 1914 they moved to Frankfurt, Germany where they lived until 1920. Karl Zerbe studied chemistry in 1920 at the Technische Hochschule, Friedberg. From 1921-1923 he lived in Munich, where he studied painting at the Debschitz School, mainly under Josef Eberz. From 1924-1926 Karl Zerbe worked and traveled in Italy on a fellowship from the City of Munich. In 1932 his oil painting titled: "Herbstgarten" (autumnal garden), of 1929, was acquired by the National-Galerie, Berlin; in 1937, the painting was destroyed by the Nazis as "degenerative art". In 1934 he emigrated from Germany to the USA where, between 1937-1955, he was head of the Department of Painting, at School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. In 1939 Zerbe became an U.S. citizen and the same year for the first time he used encaustic-technique. He was grouped together with the Boston painters Jack Levine and Hyman Bloom as a member of the Boston Expressionist school of painting. He died in Tallahassee, Florida.
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Lithographie. weibliches Portrait um 1925
Ausrufpreis/Gebot: 150,00 ¤
Losnr.: 48137