Karl Schmidt-Rottluff was a German Expressionist painter and printmaker. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff was born in Chemnitz, Germany in the year 1884.The artist attended Dresden Polytechnic University in Germany.
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff taught at the Academy of Arts located in Berlin, Germany.
In this clip a great selection of works by Karl Schmidt- Rottluff:
Price range information: The artist was a prolific printmaker. He also worked in many mediums including crayons, prints, oils, gouache, and watercolor. Works range from $10,000 to $500,000.
Karl Schmidt added the name of his hometown of Rottluff after helping to begin a painting group called the Die Brücke. The group was formed with Schmidt-Rottluff, and three other architecture students. The group found inspiration in primitive art.
Below another great selection of works by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff:
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff passed away in 1976, he was 92 years of age.
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff was a wonderful expressionist painter who excelled at portraying the mood and atmosphere of the landscape.