Johannes Maximilian Avenarius (Greiffenberg, 1887 - Berlin, 1954): A German Expressionist painter, etcher, lithographer and illustrator, Johannes Avenarius is best known for his portraits of leading figures in the arts and letters.He began to exhibit his art in German cities shortly before the beginning of World War One.You can search for works of art via the nationality of the artist or by century.
Avenarius accepted the post of Professor at the Kunsthochschule fur Textilindustrie, Plauen, in 1930. Johannes Avenarius's art was often associated with that of the famous German playwright and poet, Gerhart Hauptmann (Germany, 1862-1946). Avenarius painted at least two portraits of the writer and illustrated his works in various mediums in 1921, 19.
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Aviline, Johannes Avenarius William James Aylward, W. Umetaro Azechi (Uwajima, Shikoku Island, 1902 - Tokyo, 1999): One of Japan's greatest woodcut artists of the last half of the twentieth century, Umetaro Azechi was born into a family of poor farmers.
With ambitions of becoming an artist he moved to Tokyo in 1921 and got a job delivering newspapers.
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