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Ivar Kamke

 (1882 - 1936)
Ivar Kamke was active/lived in Sweden.  Ivar Kamke is known for painting.

Biography  
Ivar Kamke


Biography from Stockholm Auktionsverk

Ivar Kamke Anders Zorn had as one of their great role models is perhaps not difficult to understand when you see Bathers girls on rocks. Kamke belonged to the generation of Swedish artists who ended up midway between the 1885 and 1909 opponents revolutionary modernists. Like many of his generation, he never took himself to the new ideas and continued with a painting depicting a lifetime. Painting by Kamke occur sporadically at auction and the reason is that he had his main income from portättmåleriet. He was for a long time the Swedish bourgeoisie and aristocracy great portrait painter. Nude Painting, however, came to be very popular and in demand. Kamke was educated at the Academy in Stockholm with Oscar Björck and Axel Hill as a teacher. In the years 1906-1912 he spent a lot abroad for studies. He was three years working in the Netherlands and one time he was enrolled at the Académie Colarossi in Paris. He continued to travel extensively throughout his life and lived including several years in Italy.


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About  Ivar Kamke

Born:  1882
Died:   1936
Known for:  painting