Georg Kolbe

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Birthday
15, 1877
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 20, 1947 (70)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1877
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 20, 1947 (70)

About

German figure sculptor known for his vigorous, modern, simplified classical style. He sculpted a monument for Heinrich Heine.

Before Fame

He originally trained as a painter in Dresden, Munich, and Paris.

Trivia

Many of his pieces were destroyed by confiscation, bombing and melting for war purposes.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Waldheim, Saxony.

Associated With

He reportedly refused to create a sculpture of Adolf Hitler when invited to.