(1883 - 1973)
Friedrich Ahlers-Hestermann was active/lived in Germany. Friedrich AhlersHestermann is known for painting, teaching.
Biography Friedrich Ahlers-Hestermann
Friedrich Ahlers-Hestermann was born in 1883 in Hamburg as son of a
merchant family. He received his
first artistic training with the Hamburg nature painter Arthur
Siebelist. In 1909, he was a student of the Académie Matisse in Paris.
There he was also in contact with the German artist circle of the Café
He met his future wife, A. Povorina, a member of the Hamburgischer
Künstlerclub and the Hamburg secession. Since 1928 he was professor at the
Cologne Werkkunstschule, dismissed by the Nazis in 1933.
After the First World War, he co-founded the Hamburg Secession,
and after the Second World War, he was the founding director of the
Hamburg State Art School. From 195
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