(1925 - 2005)
Karl Weschke was active/lived in United Kingdom, Germany, England. Karl Weschke is known for abstract figure, landscape, animals and interior painting scenes.
Biography Karl Weschke
Following is the obituary of the artist from The Sunday Times, London, February 24, 2005
KARL WESCHKE'S disturbing paintings of figures and animals in claustrophobic landscapes and interiors are strongly, if indirectly, autobiographical. Born in 1925 in Gera, a textile town in central Germany, he lived for some 60 years in England, most of them on an isolated edge of west Cornwall battered by the elements. He never came to feel entirely British; but nor did he consider himself to be German — in spite of an abiding, thick Thuringian accent. Weschke was as solitary and vulnerable as the people in his pictures.
Weschke was brought to England in 1945 as a prisoner of war. He was so convinced a Nazi that for some weeks
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