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Eduard Bargheer was born by Hamburg in 1901.
He started studying at the art school Hamburg-Lerchenfeld but was
In 1925 he traveled to Italy for the first time, where he spent a lot
of time in Florence.
In the following years he traveled to Paris, the Netherlands, Belgium
and the UK.
From 1928 onwards Bargheer worked in his studio in his
hometown and became a member of the artist group Hamburgische Sezession.
He met the art historians Aby Warburg and Erwin Panofsky as well as Paul
In 1940 he moved to Ischia where he witnessed the end of the Second
From 1950 onwards his work was shown in many exhibitions in
Germany and abroad, including the first and second documenta exhibitions
In the 1960s Bargheer traveled throughout Africa, which, like his
previous travels, considerably shaped his work. Eduard Bargheer created
an extensive collection of works, which has forged a niche for itself in between
expressionism and abstraction.
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