Paula Modersohn Becker - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Paula Modersohn Becker

Place: Friedrichstadt (Dresden)

Born: 1876

Death: 1907


Paula Modersohn-Becker (8 February 1876 – 30 November 1907) was a German painter and one of the most important representatives of early expressionism. Her brief career was cut short when she died from postpartum embolism at the age of 31. She is becoming recognized as the first female painter to paint nude self-portraits. She was an important membe...

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