(1859 - 1923)
Ferdinand Leeke was active/lived in Germany. Ferdinand Leeke is known for painting.
Biography Ferdinand Leeke
Ferdinand Leeke (1859-1923)
Ferdinand Leeke, a painter and illustrator in Munich, was famous for his illustrations of Wagner's operas, which he created on behalf of the composer and son of Wagner Siegfried Wagner. Leeke studied at the Academy in Munich as a pupil of Johann Herterich und Alexander Wagner. His oeuvre covers portraits and genre paintings as well as Old Germanic subjects and illustrations for magazines and 'German heroic saga'. His way of painting is characterized by the different styles of the turn-of-the-century and shows features of Jugendstil and symbolism. (msc)
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