(1869 - 1940)
Leo Putz was active/lived in Germany, Holland, Italy. Leo Putz is known for Impressionist and Expressionist painting.
Biography Leo Putz
Leo Putz (1869, Meran-1940, Meran)
Leo Putz was born in South Tyrol, Italy. His oeuvre of over 2700
works reflects a life that was dedicated to artistic freedom. He
is recognized today as an important German Impressionist* painter and
one of the pioneers of Expressionism*.
In 1866 at the age of
16, Putz moved to Munich to take his first drawing lessons under his
stepbrother, Prof. Robert Poetzelberger. He then studied fine art
at the Academy in Munich and from 1891 to 1892 at the Académie Julian*
in Paris under Adolphe Bouguereau and Benjamin Constant. *The
Munich Secession was founded in 1892 and Putz frequently exhibited at
their annual show.
After returning from Paris, Putz attended
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