Emil Nolde

Emil Nolde

„Im Theater“ 1910/11
Watercolor and ink on paper
18,5 x 12 cm

Biography

1867 — Born as Emil Hansen in Nolde.

1884—1888 — Apprenticeship as a wood carver.

1892—1897 — Teacher at the Industrie- und Gewerbemuseum in St. Gallen.

1898—1899 — Moves to Munich. Attends a private art school.

1900 — Studies at the Académie Julien, Paris.

1902 — Marries Ada Vilstrup.

1906—1907 — Member of the artist group „Brücke“.

1908 — Member of the group „Berliner Secession“.

1910 — Exclusion from „Berliner Secession“. Founding member of „Neue Secession“, Berlin.

1913—1914 — Expedition into the South Sea.

1920 — Danish citzienship.

1926 — Honorary doctorate of the University Kiel, Germany.

1927 — Moves to Seebüll.

1931 — Member of the Preußische Akademie der Künste, Berlin.

1937 — 1052 works are confiscated by the Nazi regime.

1941 — Exclusion from the „Reichskunstkammer“.

1946 — Appointed Professor. Death of his wife Ada.

1948 — Marries Jolanthe Erdmann.

1952 — Awarded with the medal „Pour le mérite“.

1956 — Dies on 23. April in Seebüll. Founding of the family foundation „Stiftung Seebüll Ada und Emil Nolde“.