Friedrich ERIKSDUN

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Eriksdun: with a flamboyant technique of carefully applied swatches in bright colors, this German painter renders cities, figures and horses with very similar dynamics, ...and occasionally interesting forms.

Dalias Times Herold, Dalias/Texas
Eriksdun, the German expressionist, has a solo showing. His most winning works own a Medieval gorgeousness and naivety, with storybook towers and bridges, often menaced by violent skies, or unfriendly fauna and a general quality of fierce colors and exploding forms.


1904 Heinrich Friedrich Kröger was born
Heinrich Kröger was born on March 28, 1904 in Niederbecksen (Bad Oeynhausen) Westphalia; He visited primary school and high school in Bad Oeyenhausen and Bielefeld; He studied law in Göttingen und Berlin

1933 university degree
He started to paint and assumed the stage name "Eriksdun"; Exhibitions with the National Gallery and the Prussian Academy of Art in Berlin, Awarding of the Rome Prize. He lived one year in Rome and studied at the German Academy Rome.

1934 Exhibition in Berlin
The only exhibition in the Third Reich in Berlin without permission of the Reichskulturkammer; He had to flee. Exhibitions in Alexandria, Cairo and Jerusalem (1935)

1944 He lived at the Chiemsee in Bavaria
1947-1981 Exhibitions
1952-1957 He stayed in the USA
1958 Return to Germany
1981 Last exhibition in Baden-Baden
1982 The painter Eriksdun died in Troisdorf

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