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Emil Nolde

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Emil Nolde was a German Danish painter and printmaker.  He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of  Die Brücke, and is considered to be one of the great oil painting and watercolor painters of the 20th century.  He is known for his vigorous brushwork and expressive choice of colors.  Golden yellows and deep reds appear frequently in his work, giving a luminous quality to otherwise somber tones.  His watercolors include vivid, brooding storm-scapes and brilliant florals.

Nolde's intense preoccupation with the subject of flowers reflect his continuing interest in the art of Vincent van Gogh.

Emil Nolde was born as Emil Hansen near the village of Nolde (since 1920 part of the municipality   ...  Displaying 750 of 11473 characters.



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About  Emil Nolde

Born:  1867 - Nolde, Germany
Died:   1956 - Seebull, Germany
Known for:  Expressionist painting, printmaking