Fröhlich, Otto

PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 15 Mar 1869, Schleiz, Thüringen - DIED 29 Dec 1940, Weimar, Thüringen
BIRTH NAME Fröhlich, Robert Heinrich Otto
GRAVE LOCATION Weimar, Thüringen: Historischer Friedhof (Alter Friedhof, Neuer Friedhof, Friedhof vor dem Frauentor), Poseckscher Garten

Otto Friedrich studied art in Weimar from 1887 to 1895. His teachers were Leopold von Kalkreuth and Carl Frithjof Smith. After that he worked as a painter of landscapes and portraits. He exhibited in Berlin, Munich and Düsseldorf. In 1919 he was engaged as a professor at the Bauhaus in Weimar, but after conflicts he withdrew early in 1920 from his position and returned to freelance painting. He was a friend of Max Beckmann and Rudolf Steiner, whose portrait he painted in 1892. He died in Weimar in 1940.

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The grave of Otto Fröhlich at the Historischer Friedhof, Weimar.
Picture by Androom (13 Aug 2020)

 

Sources
Otto Fröhlich (Maler – Wikipedia


Fronius, Hans

Published: 06 Apr 2021
Last update: 06 Apr 2021