34 Notable alumni of
Dresden Academy of Fine Arts

The Dresden Academy of Fine Arts is 1525th in the world, 512th in Europe, and 54th in Germany by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 34 notable alumni from the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. George Grosz

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    George Grosz
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1893-1959 (aged 66)
    Enrolled in the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts
    1909-1911 studied fine art
    Occupations
    painterdrawerphotographeruniversity teacherwriter
    Biography

    George Grosz was a German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings and paintings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity groups during the Weimar Republic. He immigrated to the United States in 1933, and became a naturalized citizen in 1938. Abandoning the style and subject matter of his earlier work, he exhibited regularly and taught for many years at the Art Students League of New York. In 1959 he returned to Berlin, where he died shortly afterwards.

  2. Lothar-Günther Buchheim

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    Lothar-Günther Buchheim
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1918-2007 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    painterpublisherwriteruniversity teacherwar correspondent
    Biography

    Lothar-Günther Buchheim was a German author and painter. In World War II he served as a war correspondent aboard ships and U-boats. He is best known for his 1973 novel The Boat (Das Boot), which became an international bestseller and was adapted in 1981 as an Oscar-nominated film. His art works, collected in a gallery on the banks of the Starnbergersee range from heavily decorated cars - outside -to a variety of mannequins seated or standing as if themselves visitors to the gallery, thus challenging the division between visitor and art work.

  3. Adrian Ludwig Richter

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    Adrian Ludwig Richter
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1803-1884 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    painteretcherillustratorautobiographeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Adrian Ludwig Richter, a 19th-century German painter and etcher, who was strongly influenced by Erhard and Chodowiecki.

  4. Viktor de Kowa

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    Viktor de Kowa
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1904-1973 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm producerpoetsingerstage actor
    Biography

    Viktor de Kowa was a German stage and film actor, chanson singer, director, narrator, and comic poet.

  5. Philipp Veit

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    Philipp Veit
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1793-1877 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    painterwriter
    Biography

    Philipp Veit was a German Romantic painter. It is to Veit that the credit of having been the first to revive the nearly forgotten technique of fresco painting is due.

  6. Georgios Drossinis

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    Georgios Drossinis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1859-1951 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Georgios Drosinis was a Greek author and poet of the New Athenian School (Greek literary Generation of the 1880s), a scholar and an editor.

  7. Conrad Felixmüller

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    Conrad Felixmüller
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1897-1977 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    painterillustrator
    Biography

    Conrad Felixmüller was a German expressionist painter and printmaker. Born in Dresden as Conrad Felix Müller, he chose Felixmüller as his nom d'artiste.

  8. Gotthard Graubner

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    Gotthard Graubner
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1930-2013 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    university teacherartistpainterprintmaker
    Biography

    Gotthard Graubner was a German painter, born in Erlbach, in Saxony, Germany.

  9. Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel

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    Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1804-1861 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    sculptoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel was a German sculptor.

  10. Carl Timoleon von Neff

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    Carl Timoleon von Neff
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    Years
    1805-1876 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacherland owner
    Biography

    Carl Timoleon von Neff, also Timofey Andreyevich Neff was a Russian Imperial artist of Baltic German descent.

  11. Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein

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    Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1788-1868 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    painterportraitist
    Biography

    Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein, born Vogel, was a German painter.

  12. Paul Baum

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    Paul Baum
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1859-1932 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Paul Baum, was a German painter, draftsman and printmaker. He was the most important representative of Neo-Impressionism in Germany.

  13. Oskar Zwintscher

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    Oskar Zwintscher
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1870-1916 (aged 46)
    Enrolled in the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts
    Studied in 1890-1892
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Oskar Zwintscher was a German painter. He is often associated with the Jugendstil movement.

  14. Lea Grundig

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    Lea Grundig
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1906-1977 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    politicianillustratorpainteruniversity teachergraphic artist
    Biography

    Lea Grundig was a German painter and graphic artist.

  15. Aleksander Lesser

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    Aleksander Lesser
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1814-1884 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    painterart critic
    Biography

    Aleksander Lesser was a Polish painter, illustrator, sketch artist, art critic, and amateur researcher of antiquities who was of Jewish descent. Lesser holds a place in Polish art history "as an outstanding representative of his country’s historical school." He specialized in Polish historical and contemporary themes, and he was known and respected in artistic and scholarly circles. He was a member of Kraków's Academy of Learning and co-founder of Warsaw's Zachęta, the Society for Encouragement of the Fine Arts.

  16. Robert Sterl

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    Robert Sterl
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1867-1932 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Robert Hermann Sterl was a German painter and graphic artist.

  17. Gotthardt Kuehl

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    Gotthardt Kuehl
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1850-1915 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gotthardt Kuehl was a German painter and a representative of early German Impressionism. He gained wide international recognition during his lifetime.

  18. Johann Christian Kammsetzer

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    Johann Christian Kammsetzer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1753-1795 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Johann Christian Kammsetzer or Jan Chrystian Kamsetzer was a Dresden-born architect who was active primarily in Poland.

  19. Alexander Sauerweid

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    Alexander Sauerweid
    Born in
    Latvia Flag Latvia
    Years
    1783-1844 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gottlob Alexander Sauerweid was a Baltic German painter who taught battle painting at the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts.

  20. Willy Jaeckel

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    Willy Jaeckel
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1888-1944 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    painterlithographeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Willy Jaeckel was a German Expressionist painter and lithographer.

  21. Ernst Julius Hähnel

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    Ernst Julius Hähnel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1811-1891 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    sculptoruniversity teacherteacher
    Biography

    Ernst Julius Hähnel was a German sculptor and Professor at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts.

  22. Arthur von Ramberg

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    Arthur von Ramberg
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1819-1875 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Arthur von Ramberg was an Austrian-born painter who worked in Germany.

  23. Theobald von Oer

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    Theobald von Oer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1807-1885 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Theobald Reinhold Freiherr von Oer was a German painter, illustrator and etcher. He is notable for his portraits, genre paintings and historic paintings. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.

  24. Hermann Wislicenus

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    Hermann Wislicenus
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1825-1899 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Hermann Wislicenus was a German historical painter. He is chiefly known for his mural paintings in the Imperial Palace of Goslar.

  25. Arwed Roßbach

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    Arwed Roßbach
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1844-1902 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Max Arwed Roßbach was a German historicist architect in the late 19th century.

  26. Werner Stötzer

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    Werner Stötzer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1931-2010 (aged 79)
    Enrolled in the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts
    Studied in 1951-1953
    Occupations
    sculptoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Werner Stötzer was a German Artist and Sculptor. For the last three decades of his life he lived and worked in Altlangsow (administratively part of Seelow) in the marshy Oderbruch region of Brandenburg.

  27. Robert Diez

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    Robert Diez
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1844-1922 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    sculptoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Robert Diez was a German sculptor.

  28. Christian Leberecht Vogel

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    Christian Leberecht Vogel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1759-1816 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    art historianpainteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Christian Leberecht Vogel was a German painter, draughtsman and writer on art theory. His pupils included Louise Seidler, and he was the father of the court painter and art professor Carl Christian Vogel.

  29. Carl Gottlieb Peschel

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    Carl Gottlieb Peschel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1798-1879 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Carl Gottlieb Peschel was a German painter. He was a member of the Nazarene movement.

  30. Robert Leinweber

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    Robert Leinweber
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1845-1921 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    painterillustrator
    Biography

    Anton Robert Leinweber was a Bohemian German painter and illustrator; known for his Orientalist and Biblical scenes.

  31. Johann Siegwald Dahl

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    Johann Siegwald Dahl
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1827-1902 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Johann Siegwald Dahl was a German animal painter.

  32. Edward Mateusz Jan Römer

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    Edward Mateusz Jan Römer
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1848-1900 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Edward Mateusz Jan Oktawiusz Römer was a Baltic-German/Polish painter who spent much of his career in what is now Belarus. His brother was the sculptor and painter, Alfred Izydor Römer and his father was Edward Jan Römer, a noted writer and social activist.

  33. Peter Alfred Schou

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    Peter Alfred Schou
    Years
    1844-1914 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Peter Alfred Schou, known as P.A. Schou was a Danish painter.

  34. Hanna Jessen

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    Hanna Jessen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1907-1973 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    sculptornon-fiction writerlecturer
    Biography

    Hanna Jessen was a Norwegian sculptor, lecturer and non-fiction author.