Wilhelm Lachnit


Wilhelm Lachnit
(German, 1899–1962)
Kleine Junge, n.d.
Image: 17 1/4″ x 12 1/2″
UWM Art Collection, 1993.018.07
Gift of Janet and Marvin Fishman
In honor of the Sesquicentennial Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Jewish Community in Milwaukee

Wilhelm Lachnit’s work exemplifies an increasingly realistic style of painting that is antithetical to the expressionist artwork of the preceding decades in Germany. This painting is characteristic of the Neue Sachlichkeit movement in Germany.

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