Ludwig BOCK (1886-1971) - "Erotic Scene" - Original Drawing #1
Rare original drawing by the German artist Ludwig Bock (1886-1971).
Charcoal on layer laminated on rigid paper.
Unsigned. Comes from a set of works by the artist.
Size of the drawn area: approximately 23 cm x 20 cm.
Total size: 38 cm x 27.5 cm.
More drawings by this artist available online.
Ludwig Bock (1886-1971)
Born October 17, 1886 in Munich. Died in 1971
German painter and illustrator.
The son of Heinrich Bock (1860-1927), a doctor in Munich, Ludwig Bock's first client was painter Franz Defregger (1835-1921), a patient of his father.
In 1902, Ludwig Bock began his artistic training at the Private Academy with the German painter Heinrich Knirr (1862-1944) as professor. Then, under the direction of Bernhard Buttersack (1858-1925), he became a landscape painter in Haimhausen near Munich .
In 1906 he was admitted to the Munich Academy of Fine Arts. He made a study trip to Woerth with his teacher Heinrich von Zügel (1850-1941), animal painter.
In 1908, he participated for the first time in the exhibition of the Munich Secession. In the same year, he received a bronze medal from the Academy of Fine Arts Munich. In 1909, he received the silver medal.
In 1910, he exhibited his work in the Thannhauser Gallery in Munich. He will also exhibit in the Brakl and Heinemann galleries.
In 1913, he undertook a study trip to Paris to study French modernism and painters such as Henri Matisse and Paul Cézanne, who influenced his work.
In 1917 he became a member of the Munich Secession.
From 1918, he regularly exhibits at Glaspalast Munich and in many other German cities.
In 1920, for the first time, a painting by Ludwig Bock ("After the Rain") was purchased by the State Paintings Collections of Bavaria. Many other purchases followed.
In 1927, the Academy awarded him the title of professor.
In 1929, he received the Prix de Rome for Villa Massimo and won a scholarship.
After the war, Ludwig Bock participated in the reorganization of the Munich Secession, dissolved in 1938. He participated regularly in exhibitions.
In 1952, he received the Fine Arts Prize of the city of Munich.
In 1971, Ludwig Bock died in Munich at the age of 84.