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Johana Valtera jaunatklāšana
The Rediscovery of Johann Walter

Author(s): Eduards Kļaviņš
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts
Published by: Mākslas vēstures pētījumu atbalsta fonds
Keywords: Johann Walter; painting; Baltic Germans; neo-romanticism; expressionism; Dresden; Berlin

Summary/Abstract: The review examines the extensive monograph "Johans Valters" by art historian Kristiāna Ābele (Riga, 2009) dealing with the painter Johann Walter (1969-1932) of mixed German-Latvian background whose early neo-romanticist works have entered the canon of Latvian art but the his later Expressionist career in Dresden and Berlin had remained largely unknown until now.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 13
  • Page Range: 76-78
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: Latvian