Fine Art Prints, Paintings and Posters by Lovis Corinth
Life and work of the famous painter Lovis CorinthLovis Corinth, born as Franz Heinrich Louis Corinth, was a German painter and printmaker known for his contributions to the German Expressionist movement. He was born on July 21, 1858, in Tapiau, Prussia (now in Russia), and died on July 17, 1925, in Zandvoort, Netherlands. Lovis Corinth's early works were influenced by Realism and naturalism, but he later embraced Impressionism and Expressionism. His mature style was characterized by bold brushwork, vivid colors, and a sense of emotional intensity. He often painted landscapes, still lifes, and portraits, but his most famous works are his self-portraits, which he painted throughout his career, documenting his own physical and emotional struggles. Lovis Corinth's work also explored a wide range of themes, including religious and historical subjects, allegories, and mythological scenes. He had a keen interest in the human figure and portrayed it in a powerful and often emotional manner. His paintings often depicted the darker aspects of human existence, including suffering, illness, and mortality. Lovis Corinth's work gained recognition in Germany, and he became a prominent figure in the German art scene. He exhibited his works in numerous exhibitions, including the prestigious Berlin Secession, and his works were acquired by museums and private collectors. Lovis Corinth's health declined further in the early 1920s, and he died in 1925 at the age of 66. Despite his relatively short life, his work had a significant impact on the development of German Expressionism and modern art in general. His bold brushwork, emotional intensity, and exploration of the human condition were influential to many artists who followed him. Today, Lovis Corinth is considered one of the most important German painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His works are included in many major museum collections, and his legacy as a master of Expressionist painting continues to be recognized and celebrated.
View as Grid List
Items 1-60 of 282