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Red Rooftops – Original Oil on Canvas by Arne Siegfried dated 1927 (Sold)

Arne Siegfried

Village Rooftops
Oil on Canvas

Signed “A Siegfried” and dated [19] 27

Dimensions: 46 X 55 cm


Arne Siegfried

Born September 3, 1893 in Lucerne - Died December 5, 1985 in Schaffhausen

A painter, engraver and sculptor, Arne Siegfried was the founder of the Freie Kunstschule in Zürich. He is listed in the Benezit and other major art dictionaries. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan and with Willi Geiger in Munich. In the late 1930s, several of his works were confiscated by the Nazis as "degenerate art" (Entartete Kunst).