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Heinrich Siepmann 1996


Born in Mülheim a.d. Ruhr

First impulses to study painting at the Folkwang-Museum in Essen and through the friendship with the artist Max Schulze - Sölde in the 1920s

Heinrich Siepmann circa 1920

1925 - 27

Studies under the professors Urbach, Kriete and Enseling at the Folkwangschule in Essen

ab 1928

Works as a free artist and lives in Berlin, Xanten, Kassel, Munich and Amsterdam

Paints still-lives and landscapes

WV-Nr.: 1, "Berlin Houses", 1931, oil on canvas, 43 x 61 cm

1936 - 40

Stipends and commissions for copies of the Old Masters hanging in Heilbronn, Alte Pinakothek Munich and the Kassel Gallery


State School of Applied Art (Academy) Nuremberg

1941 - 45

Soldier in Flanders, France, Italy - prisoner of war


Founding member of the group "Young West" (Gustav Deppe, Thomas Grochowiak, Ernst Hermanns, Emil Schumacher, Heinrich Siepmann und Hans Werdehausen)

group "Young West" circa 1950
Crosses over from landscapes and still-lifes to non-objektive painting
WV-Nr.: 78, "Comp. with yellow form", 1948, oil on canv., 26 x 39 cm


Member of the West German Union of Artists


"Young West Prize" in Recklinghausen

Exhibition in the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen 1956


Member of the German Union of Artists

WV-Nr.: 303, "Flaming Red", 1960, oil on wood, 59 x 48 cm


Ruhr Prize for Art and Sience in Mülheim a.d. Ruhr

Heinrich Siepmann with his son Heinrich Johannes 1964


Karl Ernst Osthaus Prize in Hagen


Artists of Düsseldorf Prize

WV-Nr.: 676, "B 31 / 1978", oil on canvas, 155 x 110 cm


Visits the Villa Romana in Florence


Grand Prix at the third International Biennale for Graphic Printing in Seoul / South - Korea

Thomas Grochowiak, Norbert Kricke and Heinrich Siepmann 1983


Honorary Ring of Mülheim a.d. Ruhr

WV-Nr.: 1124, "B 12 / 1995", oil on canvas, 40 x 40 cm


Ida Gerhardi Prize in Lüdenscheid

WV-Nr.: 1209, "B 6 / 1998", oil on canvas, 100 x 190 cm

Peter Royen, Norbert Thomas and Heinrich Siepmann 2000


Heinrich Siepmann died 2002 in Mülheim a.d. Ruhr


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