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Christian Schad

 (1894 - 1982)
Christian Schad was active/lived in Germany.  Christian Schad is known for abstract and realist portrait and landscape painting, printmaking, photography.

Christian Schad

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Christian Schad was born in Miesbach, Upper Bavaria, on 21 August 1894.  A passion for both art and music - he played the violin - forced him while still a schoolboy to chose between them.  In 1912 Christian Schad left higher secondary school and opted for painting. At the Munich Academy of Fine Arts* he started out in Heinrich von Z├╝gel's painting class but changed after a semester to Becker-Gundahl's class in drawing from the nude.  At that time Schad met Georg Schrimpf and Ernst Moritz Engert.

Christian Schad managed to simulate a heart problem in order to avoid military service. Furnished with a medical certificate, Schad went to Zurich but not before he had shown his early work at the Munich Secession* in spring   ...  Displaying 750 of 5875 characters.

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Zacharias II, self-portrait

About  Christian Schad

Born:  1894 - Miesbach, Upper Bavaria, Germany
Died:   1982 - Stuttgart, Germany
Known for:  abstract and realist portrait and landscape painting, printmaking, photography