Arthur Bell (Maler)

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Arthur Bell, given name also spelled Artur[1] (b. 1876 in Düsseldorf; † 1966 ibid.), was a German landscape, animal and genre painter of the Düsseldorf School.[2]


Bell studied painting at the Düsseldorf Academy of Art under Eugen Dücker and Max Clarenbach. He was active in Düsseldorf until his death and maintained a friendship there with the landscape painter Alfred Rasenberger. He found his motifs on the Lower Rhine and in the low mountain ranges of Germany, especially in the Harz Mountains[3] and in the Eifel.[4]

Web links

  • Arthur Bell, data sheet in the portal (RKD – Nederlands Instituut voor Kunstgeschiedenis)
  • Arthur Bell, auction results in the portal

Individual references

  1. Handbook of the Art Market: Art Address Book for the German Reich, Danzig and German Austria. Antiqua Verlags-Gesellschaft Kalkoff, Berlin 1926, p. 527(Digitalisat)
  2. Museum Kunstpalast: Artists of the Düsseldorf School of Painting (Selection, as of November 2016, PDF)
  3. Arthur Bell, website at Poertal, retrieved 23 April 2021
  4. Meeting point art, website on the portal, retrieved 23 April 2021