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Edvard Munch


One of the Greatest Painters Of All Time

Norwegian Expressionist Painter and Printmaker

Education- Royal School of Drawing, Norway

technique -   oil  on linen canvas

Cause of Death - Pneumonia

Edvard Munch Quotations

From my rotting body flowers shall grow and I in them and that is eternity. -- Edvard Munch 

The camera cannot compete with the brush and the palette so long as it cannot be used in heaven or hell.-- Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch Facts

 Edvard Munch was born December 12, 1863 in the village of Loten, Norway

Edvard 's father, Christian Munch, was a strict, God fearing military doctor.

Important Symbolist Painters 

Odilon Redon 1840-1916

Charles Guilloux French1866 - 1946

Edvard Munch Norwegian, 1863-1944

Gustave Moreau French  1826-1898

Alphonse Osbert French 1857 – 1939

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 Inportant Words and Phrases Associated With Symbolist Painting -  emotional effects, emotional experience, avant-garde, nineteenth-century, Les Fleurs du mal, Charles Baudelaire, Edgar Allan Poe, psychological depths, symbolic colors, exaggerated imagery, human psyche, exaggeration, primitivism, transparent colors, self-expression, expression intensity,  psychological, symbolic themes, universal subject matter, industrial modern age, individual genius, sense of otherness, otherworldly

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