Prints by Degenerate Artists

In 1937 the Nazis held a public exhibition The Entartete Kunst of art that was considered to be modern, degenerate or subversive. As a result several artists were forced to emigrate, such as Max Ernst or were forced into exile, such as Paul Klee.  Ernst Ludwig Kirchner committed suicide. Other artists awaited a much worst fate. Much art was destroyed.

Here are some examples of prints pre-1937 by considered generate artists.

Emil Nolde | DOPPELBILDNIS | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Emil Nolde | DOPPELBILDNIS | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner | UM EINEN SCHATTEN TANZENDE FRAUEN | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner | UM EINEN SCHATTEN TANZENDE FRAUEN | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Max Beckmann | The Barker (Self Portrait) | Schrank Harris (IFPDA)

Max Beckmann | The Barker (Self Portrait) | Schrank Harris (IFPDA)

Marc Chagall | Le Fou Qui Vend La Sagesse from JEAN DE LA FONTAINE FABLES | Robert Fontaine Gallery

Marc Chagall | Le Fou Qui Vend La Sagesse from JEAN DE LA FONTAINE FABLES | Robert Fontaine Gallery

Paul Klee | Bearded Head / Kopf (Bärtiger Mann) | Gilden's Arts Gallery

Paul Klee | Bearded Head / Kopf (Bärtiger Mann) | Gilden’s Arts Gallery

Pablo Picasso | Les Trois Graces II | Annex Galleries (IFPDA)

Pablo Picasso | Les Trois Graces II | Annex Galleries (IFPDA)

Otto Mueller | WALDLANDSCHAFT | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Otto Mueller | WALDLANDSCHAFT | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Erich Heckel | Handstand | Gilden's Arts Gallery

Erich Heckel | Handstand | Gilden’s Arts Gallery

Hermann Max Pechstein | TÄNZERIN IM SPIEGEL | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Hermann Max Pechstein | TÄNZERIN IM SPIEGEL | Galerie Henze & Ketterer

Wassily Kandinsky | Kleine Welten VII | Galerie Lareuse (IFPDA)

Wassily Kandinsky | Kleine Welten VII | Galerie Lareuse (IFPDA)

Lyonel Feininger | Cruising Sailing Ships | Schrank Harris (IFPDA)

Lyonel Feininger | Cruising Sailing Ships | Schrank Harris (IFPDA)

Henri Matisse | Jeune Fille Aux Boucles Brun | Masterworks Fine Art Inc.

Henri Matisse | Jeune Fille Aux Boucles Brun | Masterworks Fine Art Inc.

 

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