Max Klinger - Sculptor, Painter - Biography

Max Klinger Biography

Sculptor, Painter (1857–1920)
Max Klinger was a German painter, sculptor, and printmaker. He is known for his use of symbol, fantasy, and dream imagery.


Max Klinger was born on February 18, 1857 in Leipzig, Germany. He was a painter, sculptor, and printmaker known for his use of symbol, fantasy, and dreams. He is best known for a series of pen-and-ink drawings called Series upon the Theme of Christ and Fantasies upon the Finding of a Glove. He had a deep influence on Edvard Munch, Max Ernst, and Giorgio de Chirico. Klinger died in 1920.

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