Max Klinger

Max Klinger (February 18, 1857 – July 5, 1920) was a German Symbolist paintersculptorprintmaker, and writer. Klinger was born in Leipzig and studied in Karlsruhe. An admirer of the etchings of Menzel and Goya, he shortly became a skilled and imaginative engraver in his own right. He began creating sculptures in the early 1880s.[1] From 1883-1893 he lived in Rome, and became increasingly influenced by the Italian Renaissance and antiquity.[1]

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