Ernsest Ludwig Kirchner

Blanche and Henry Rosenberg
Collection of Modern Art

Ernsest Ludwig Kirchner
(German, 1880 – 1938)
Landscape, n.d.
Pastel on cardboard
Image: 14" X 19 1/2"
UWM Art Collection, 1974.190
Bequest of Blanche and Henry Rosenberg


Reacting to an increasingly industrialized city, Die Brüke (the Bridge) artists looked towards nature for inspiration. Kirchner's Landscape exhibits typical aspects of German Expressionsim, such as the use of harsh angular lines and bright colors.

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