Otto Modersohn

Date/place of birth

22. February 1865 SoestGermany

Day/place of death

10. March 1943 RotenburgGermany

Otto Modersohn - biography

Otto Modersohn studied at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf from 1884, but was disappointed by its prevailing academicism. He was equally averse to the teaching methods at the Academy in Karlsruhe. In 1889 he travelled to Worpswede in Lower Saxony with his friend and fellow student Fritz Mackensen. The two men enjoyed the roughness and endless landscape of the moors so much that they decided to leave the Academy and to move to Worpswede. They presented their works for the first time in 1895, at the Kunsthalle in Bremen.

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ArtistArtworkPrice (incl. premium)
Otto Modersohn Abend im Moordorf €136.400
Otto Modersohn Brautzug im Frühling €62.621
Otto Modersohn Sturm im Teufelsmoor (Storm in the Devil's Moor) €60.000
Otto Modersohn Das alte Haus €59.500
Otto Modersohn Herbst am Moorkanal. Verso: Louise Modersohn-Breling im grünen Kleid €55.000
Otto Modersohn Sommertag an der Wümme / Heidelandschaft €47.600