Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Prevailing color of this fine art print is brown and its shape is square. Original size is . This art piece is located in Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Alexei Georgijevič von Jawlensky (1864-1941)
was a Russian Expressionist
painter from a noble family. His father wanted his son to go in his footsteps and study at the Military Academy. Later, he had himself transferred to St. Petersburg so he could study painting at the Academy. One of his professors was the famous painter Illya Repin.
In St. Petersburg, he met Marianne von Werefkin, with whom he lived for a long time. Together, they went to Munich to art school. There did not remain long, and went to France, where Jawlensky’s art was influenced by visiting Henri Matisse
. When World War I broke out, he and Marianne had to go to Switzerland, where he painted the beautiful Swiss nature, for example, A Rural Road
. He also painted portraits of girls
in bright and cheerful colours. With the arrival of the Nazis, his art was declared unfit and decadent, and several of his collections were confiscated. He died in 1941 in Wiesbaden, Germany.