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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]

Life

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.nl (RKD – Nederlands Instituut voor Kunstgeschiedenis)
  • Arthur Bell, auction results in the portal artnet.de

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 nat.museum-digital.de, retrieved 23 April 2021
  4. Meeting point art, website on the portal treffpunkt-kunst.net, retrieved 23 April 2021