Who Are Some Famous German Oil Painters?


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Examples of famous German oil painters include August Macke, Hans Baldung, Caspar David Friedrich and Franz Marc. Other examples include Hans Holbein and Lovis Corinth.

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August Macke was an Expressionist painter during the early 20th century. He was a leading member of the Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter. His most well-known paintings are "The Artist's Wife in Blue Hat" and "Lady in a Green Jacket."

Hans Baldung was a German painter during the 16th century. His distinctive style incorporated bold colors, expression and imagination. Baldung was one the first artists to introduce supernatural and erotic themes to Germany during that time period.

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