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date: 28 February 2021

Meidner, Ludwig Baruchlocked

(1884–1966)
  • Jutta Vinzent

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Meidner, Ludwig Baruch (1884–1966), painter and graphic artist, was born on 18 April 1884 in Bernstadt, Silesia, one of four children of Gustav Georg Meidner (b. c.1818), a textile merchant, and his wife, Rosa Glogauer (d. 1942). Meidner grew up in a Jewish family who owned a textile shop. In 1901 he started training as a bricklayer in preparation for the study of architecture. Two years later he began studying drawing at the ...

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