Otto Modersohn

Date/place of birth

February 22, 1865, Soest

Day/place of death

March 10, 1943, Rotenburg/Wümme

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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Otto ModersohnAbend im Moordorf€136.400
Otto ModersohnBrautzug im Frühling€62.621
Otto ModersohnSturm im Teufelsmoor (Storm in the Devil's Moor)€60.000
Otto ModersohnDas alte Haus€59.500
Otto ModersohnHerbst am Moorkanal. Verso: Louise Modersohn-Breling im grünen Kleid€55.000
Otto ModersohnSommertag an der Wümme / Heidelandschaft€47.600