(1906 - 1983)
Erich Wessel was active/lived in Germany. Erich Wessel is known for Landscape, portrait, still life and nudes painting.
Biography Erich Wessel
Erich Wessel was born on April 26, 1906 in Hamburg and died on May 21, 1983. He was a German painter and graphic artist. His father was a pilot and on his request Erich took an apprenticeship as a decorative painter from 1921-24 and so discovered his love for art. In 1928 he began his studies as a student of Prof. Arthur Illies at the art school. He financed his studies by teaching violin lessons. The post-Impressionist style that Illies represented also influenced his work.
From 1929 he worked as a freelance artist in a studio on Caroline street. It was there that then head of the Hamburger Kunsthalle, Gustav Pauli, paid attention to him. It enabled him numerous study trips, including
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