(1877 - 1947)
George Kolbe was active/lived in Germany. George Kolbe is known for nude female sculpture.
Biography George Kolbe
The following biography, written by Dr. Ursel Berger, is from the website of the Georg-Kolbe Museum: http://www.georg-kolbe-museum.de/biography.htm
Georg Kolbe was one of the most successful German sculptors of the first half of the 20th century. As chief exponent of the idealistic nude he had a great impact on his generation. From the beginning the young artist's style differed from the commissioned traditional sculpture of the late 19th century, which, under Emperor Friedrich II, had led to a widely criticised boom of monuments.
Born in Waldheim/Saxony, Kolbe, the son of an art-loving master-painter first wanted to become a painter.rather than a sculptor. He studied painting and drawing from 1891 to 1898 in D
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