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Walther Gasch
Walther Gasch, Am See
View of a wide mountain lake, in the foreground naked young woman sitting on a canapé next to a violin, charcoal and coloured pencils on light cardboard, monogrammed, signed and dated "Walther Gasch 1927" at lower right, on the reverse titled "F major Romance, Beethoven", backed tear, slight signs of age, sheet size approx. 50.5 x 48.3 cm. Artist info: also Walter Gasch, German painter, draughtsman, graphic artist, restorer, author and Nazi official (1886 Leipzig to ca. 1962 Nentershausen-Dens near Bebra), studied from 1905 at the academy of arts in Dresden with Emanuel Hegenbarth and Oskar Zwintscher, here master student with Gotthardt Kuehl and later with Richard Müller, undertook study trips to Holland, France and Italy, from 1929 assistant for light and gravure printing at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, as the Saxonian Gaufach group leader of the NSDAP's fine arts from 1933 on, decisive initiator of the restrictive Nazi cultural policy in Dresden, member of the Dresden Art Cooperative, board member of the Reich Association of Fine Artists of Germany and member of the "German Artists' Association Dresden", in 1939 he was responsible for the large German art exhibition in the House of German Art Munich, active in Dresden, Quelle: Vollmer, Dressler, student lists of the Dresden Academy and Tsuḳerman "Geschichte und bildende Kunst - Jahrbuch 2006 für Deutsche Geschichte
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