Ernst Barlach  (German, 1870-1938) 


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Ernst Barlach Biography
  Born in Germany
  Attended Hamburg School of Arts Hamburg, Germany
  Accepted in Dresden Art Academy Dresden, Germany
  Attended Académie Rudolph Julien Paris, France
  Designs for Altona Town Hall. Won first Prize Germany
  Trip to Russia. Influenced by Russian folk Art
  Villa Romana Prize Award. Journey to Florence
  Heinrich von Kleist Prize for Drama
  Completed "Angel" for Güstrow Cathedral
  Forced to resign from the Prussian Academy of Arts
  Placed under exhibition ban by Nazis
  Died of "broken heart"