Paintings by National Socialist Ludwig Dettman

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Scherl: Das Erlebnis deutscher Künstler im Weltkrieg. Professor Ludwig Dettmann schuf im Weltkriege die bekannten Bildnisse Hindenburgs und Ludendorffs, ebenso wie von ihm die kraftvollen Bilder zu Bloems Buch: "Weltbrand" stammen. Dem gewaltigen Geschehen des neuen Deutschland hat er an der Schwelle der siebziger Jahre stehende Meister deutscher Bildniskunst künstlerische Gestaltung gegeben.

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Ludwig Julius Christian Dettman (1865-1944) was a German Impressionist painter. He studied at the Prussian Academy of Arts and then taught at the Association of Berlin Artists. He would go on to win prizes and be a co-founder of the Berlin Secession. He became an official war artist during WWI and afterward continued to portray the war and its aftermath. After the National Socialists came to power, he quickly joined the Party. He was the chairman of the “Association of Berlin Artists” for 1936-1937 and was added to the Gottbegnadeten list, which featured artists considered crucial to German culture. After the fall of the Reich his work was banned in Soviet-occupied Germany.

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