Henri Ernest Pfeiffer
(1907 - 1994)
Henri Ernest Pfeiffer was active/lived in Germany, France. Henri Pfeiffer is known for painting.
Biography Henri Ernest Pfeiffer
Henri Pfeiffer was born 1907, in Kassel. He was a German painter, primarily famous for his abstract color compositions.
In the early 1920's, Pfeiffer studied nude drawing at the university in Bonn, as a student of the sculptor Carl Menser. After that, he attended various classes at Bauhaus, as well as Weimar in Dessau, where Vassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee were his teachers. His oeuvre is characterized by his dedication to color.
In 1956 his book 'L'Harmonie des couleurs', was published by Dunod in Paris. When the artist decided to quit his career as a painter, he charged his farther to destroy his oeuvre. The farther resisted, and shelved the works in the castle Poppelsdorfer in Bonn. In later
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