Random Images: Wilhelm Hempfing

(Last Updated On December 13, 2015)

Wilhelm Hempfing (1886–1948) was a German painter and printmaker.  He is best known for his Impressionist style landscapes, portraits and numerous painted nudes.  He was also a noted etcher.  He studied at the Kunstakademie Karlsruhe and traveled frequently, painting in England, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Macedonia, Greece and the German coast along the North and Baltic Seas.  His use of bathing as a metaphor for virginity loss is consistent with the discussion in ‘Deflowered: Loss of Virginity in Art’.

Wilhelm Hempfing - Reizvoller Mädchenakt im sonnigen Licht

Wilhelm Hempfing – Reizvoller Mädchenakt im sonnigen Licht (Date Unknown)

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    • Thank you for these, but I would like to caution that I Am a Child tends to be a bit sloppy and its haste, gets names wrong sometimes.

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