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Hendrik Glintenkampartist • painter • watercolourist • draughtsmanAugusta NJ (Verenigde Staten) 1887-1946 New York (Verenigde Staten)

biography of Hendrik Glintenkamp

The American Hendrik Glintenkamp was a sculptor, painter, graphic artist and illustrator. He was trained by the realistic painter Robert Henri (1865-1929), patriarch of the American Ashcan School. In 1913, Glintenkamp participated in the high-profile Armory Show in New York, the ‘First International Exhibition of Modern Art in America’. From that year until 1917 he produced political cartoons and other illustrations for the socio-realistic magazine ‘The Masses’. Glintenkamp was extremely politically engaged both in Mexico, where he spent an extended period of time, and the United States, where he was active in left-wing political groups. The artist also travelled to England. In Mexico, he was in close contact with the painter Diego Rivera (Frida Kahlo's husband) and the writer John Dos Passos.


previously for salewatercolours and drawings by Glintenkamp H.


Hendrik Glintenkamp | The Absinthe Drinkers, watercolour on paper, 25.0 x 38.0 cm, signed l.l. and reverse and dated 1913 reverse

Hendrik Glintenkamp

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

The Absinthe Drinkers


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