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Fritz Ketz

 (1903 - 1983)
Fritz Ketz was active/lived in Germany.  Fritz Ketz is known for expressionist painting, drawing.

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Fritz Ketz (1903-1983)

Born in Duisburg on the River Rhine, Ketz grew up in  his father's native village in East Prussia, named Karasch near Deutsch-Eylau, now Karas near Ilawa, former Germany now in Poland.  He studied at the  Stuttgart Art Academy from 1929 until the early thirties.

During WW II he stayed in Germany, in Stuttgart, where his studio was totally destroyed during the air raid in 1943, along with hundreds of his paintings but he himself miraculously survived.  Therefore, only a very small number of his graphics or paintings date from before 1943.   During the Third Reich he was prosecuted by the Gestapo because of his critical sketches and attitude against Nazism.  With the hel   ...  Displaying 750 of 1931 characters.

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