Greiner, Otto

PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 16 Dec 1869, Leipzig - DIED 24 Sep 1916, München
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (097-W-2)

Otto Greiner studied from 1888 to 1891 under Sándor Liezen-Mayer at the Academy in Munich. In 1891 he travelled to Italy where he befriended Max Klinger. He lived in Munich and Leipzig until he moved to Rome in 1898. There he stayed until 1915.

His work was influenced but Klinger and he often portrayed nudes. His "Odysseus und die Sirenen" (1902) hung at the Museum der Bildende Künste in Leipzig but it is missing since 1945.

Related persons
• was a friend of Klinger, Max

Sources
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• Scheibmayr, Erich, Wer? Wann? Wo?, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1989
• Ehrhardt, Ingrid et all, Seelenreich, Die Entwicklung des deutschen Symbolismus 1870-1920, Prestel, München, 2000

Images

The grave of Otto Greiner at the Waldfriedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (30 Aug 2005)

 


Grell, Eduard

Published: 22 Nov 2015
Last update: 22 Nov 2015