Ludwig Meidner


Ludwig Meidner
(German, 1884–1966)
Portrait of Dr. Victor Heinrich Klinkhardt (III), 1920
Sheet: 12 3/4″ x 9 3/8″
UWM Art Collection, 1993.018.02
Gift of Janet and Marvin Fishman

Meidner sought to capture the emotional and psychological content of his subjects, creating portraits which penetrate the human psyche. The aggressive intensity of lines signifies the artist’s agitated frame of mind.