Müller, Richard

PAINTER (SAXONY)
BORN 26 Jul 1874, Tschirnitz, Bohemen - DIED 7 May 1954, Dresden-Loschwitz
GRAVE LOCATION Dresden: Friedhof Dresden-Loschwitz, Pillnitzer Landstrasse

Richard Müller attented the school of the porcelain factory in Meissen and then continued his studies at the Art Academy in Dresden. In 1893 he shared a studio with Sascha Schneider and Hans Unger, that was put at their disposal by their patron Mühlberg.

In 1894 he exhibited at the Sezession of Dresden and in 1897 he won the Prix de Rome for graphical works. From 1900 until 1935 he was professor at the Art Academy in Dresden. In 1935 he was disposed by the nazi's. Richard Müller was married to the American singer Lilian Sanderson.

Related persons
• was teacher to Grosz, George
• knew Klinger, Max
• was a friend of Schneider, Sascha
• was a friend of Unger, Hans

Sources
• Ehrhardt, Ingrid et all, Seelenreich, Die Entwicklung des deutschen Symbolismus 1870-1920, Prestel, München, 2000

Images

The grave of painter Richard Müller and singer Lillian Sanderson at the cemetery in Dresden-Loschwitz.
Picture by Androom (21 Aug 2000)

 


Mulready, William

Published: 5 Aug 2007
Last update: 2 Oct 2011