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Nationality/school
German
Born
Nolde (Sleeswijk-Holstein) 1867-08-07
Deceased
Seebüll 1956-04-03
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Education
Kunstgewerbeschule (Karlsruhe)
ca. 1888-1891 (Merkel 2002, p. 26)
Académie Julian (Parijs)
(Cat.tent. 2008-2009)
Active in
  • Flensburg 1884 - 1902
    followed from 1884-1888 sculpture lessons to the training of Heinrich Sauermann; after obtaining his diploma he first worked in Munich, further in Karlsruhe and in Berlin (Cat.tent 2008-2009); stay in the autumn of 1902 (Merkel 2002, page 26)
  • München 1888 - 1891
    worked in furniture factories in Munich and Karlsruhe (Merkel 2002, page 26)
  • Karlsruhe 1888 - 1891
    followed a training course in applied art (Cat.tent 2008-2009); worked in a furniture factory in the period 1888-1891 and studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule (Merkel 2002, page 26).
  • Berlijn 1889 - 1921
    Nolde stayed for a shorter or longer period in Berlin between 1889 and 1921; also worked here in a furniture factory (Merkel 2002, page 26)
  • Sankt Gallen (Zwitserland) 1892 - 1898
    taught industrial drawing at the Industrie- und Gewerbemuseum (Merkel 2002, page 26)
  • Alpen (bergketen) 1892 - 1898
    climbed the Matterhorn in 1896; in this period, landscape quarries and portraits of farmers from the mountains were created; makes his first oil painting 'Bergriesen' in 1896 (Merkel 2002, page 26)
  • Parijs 1899 - 1921
    followed lessons at Académie Julian; visited the Louvre (Cat.tent, 2008-2009, page 26); traveled in 1921 via Paris to England (Merkel 2002, p 29)
  • Dachau 1899
    nam les bij Adolph Hölzel (Merkel 2002, p. 26)
  • Kopenhagen 1900 - 1902
    painted here among other cityscapes; changed his name Hans Emil Hansen to Emil Nolde (Merkel 2002, page 26)
  • Jylland (schiereiland) 1901 - 1902
    Merkel 2002, p. 27
  • Als (eiland) 1903 - 1916
    bought a house near Guderup that remained in his possession until 1916 (Merkel 2002, page 27)
  • Italië 1904 - 1905
  • Hamburg 1906
    met Gustav Schiefler (Merkel 2002, page 27)
  • Moskou 1913
  • Siberië 1913
  • Korea 1913
  • Japan 1913
  • China 1913
  • Nieuw-Guinea 1913 - 1914
  • Groot-Brittannië 1921 - 1926
  • Spanje 1921 - 1926
  • Zwitserland 1924
  • Bern (Zwitserland) 1941
    visited Paul Klee (Merkel 2002, p 29)
  • Seebüll 1956
    died on April 13; his house Haus Seebüll was opened in 1957 as a Nolde museum (Merkel 2002, page 30)
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
flower piece, genre, coastal view, landscape (as genre), nude figure, animal painting (genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, still life
Medium/technique
wood
Entered on: 1992-02-02; Modification on: 2018-10-03

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