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Edvard Munch

 (1863 - 1944)
Edvard Munch was active/lived in Norway.  Edvard Munch is known for expressionist figure and landscape painting, printmaking.

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Edvard Munch

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Edvard Munch (Norwegian pronunciation:, 12 December 1863 - 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian Symbolist painter, printmaker and an important forerunner of expressionist art. His best-known composition, The Scream, is part of a series The Frieze of Life, in which Munch explored the themes of love, fear, death, melancholia, and anxiety.

Edvard Munch was born in a rustic farmhouse in the village of Ådalsbruk in Løten, to Christian Munch, the son of a priest. The family moved to Christiania (now Oslo) in 1864 when Christian Munch was appointed medical officer at Akershus Fortress. Edvard's mother died of tuberculosis in 1868, as did Munch's favorite sister Johanne Sophie in 1877. After their mother's death, the Munch siblings  ...  Displaying 750 of 20715 characters.



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About  Edvard Munch

Born:  1863 - Loten, Norway
Died:   1944 - Oslo, Norway
Known for:  expressionist figure and landscape painting, printmaking