Albert Weisgerber (Weissgerber) (1878-1915)
Albert Weisgerber (born St. Ingbert, 1878) began an apprenticeship as a decorative painter in Frankfurt in 1894, but changed to the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich in the same year. He studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Kunst from 1897 to 1901, first under Gabriel Hackl, then under Franz von Stuck. He began working for the journal Jugend in 1897. Weisgerber met Hans Purrmann, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Willi Geiger and Gino Finetti in Stuck's painting class in 1898, the same year in which he founded "Sturmfackel," an association with members such as Alfred Kubin, Rudolf Levy and Alfred Lorcher. Weisgerber made naturalistic studies which were e
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