In 1937 the Nazi Party declared his work "degenerate"; it forbade him to show his work in public, and over 700 items of his art were confiscated from the nation's museums. By 1944 all of his woodcut blocks and print plates had been destroyed.
Like most members of Die Brücke, he was a prolific printmaker, with 465 woodcuts, 375 etchings, and 400 lithographs described in the Dube catalogues raisonné, over 200 of which, mostly etchings, date to the last seven years of his life.
...in many ways encapsulates the principal virtues of the entire Expressionist movement. At once frank and respectful, daring and compassionate, it depicts a girl-woman on the cusp of adolescence, innocent and free yet, at the same time, curious and knowing.
After Vincent ; A New Show Reveals How Van Gogh's Transgressive Art and Life Inspired the Early Impressionists. Sue Hubbard Wants to Know Why Such an Important Exhibition Isn't Coming to Britain
Dec 11, 2006; You will have to go to Amsterdam or New York if you want to see this exhibition, as it is not coming to London. But it's worth...