„rugby player“ by Rudolf Nicolai

"rugby player" by artist Rudolf Nicolai ("Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Künste“ in Weimar formerly BAUHAUS) also Member of Darmstädter Sezession
„Rugby player“ by Rudolf Nicolai

„rugby player“ in the style of „german pop“ by artist Rudolf Nicolai

Artist – Rudolf Nicolai
(*01. febuary 1918 Schkeuditz, † 1998 Niederdorfelden)

Title – „Rugby player“

Object – oil on rupfen, in the style of the time (est. 1971/73 ?) original state
size 100 cm x 135,5 cm, (39,37 x 53,34 inch) signed on the back

Provenience – bought from the estate of the late Artist
copyright for this photo & image owned by a private collection

artist info: German painter and sculptor (1918 born in Schkeuditz near Leipzig), 1938-40 training and work as a church restorer in Wroclaw, stud. 1946-51 at the Academy of Building and Visual Arts in Weimar (follow up Institution for „BAUHAUS“ wich was closed during 2nd world war)

1946 – 1951 Student and graduate at „Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Künste“ in Weimar
1950 – exhibition within the „Black Davis Price“
1951 – Request of the Contemporary Archives (Venice Biennale) of reproductions of the painters work
1956 – exhibitions in Frankfurt, Munich, Mainz

1959 winner of the international painting competition „Painters see Stuttgart“

1961 – exhibitions in France (Galerie Cadomus, Caen) https://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/caen-14000/la-galerie-cadomus-une-epoque-follement-florissante-3931945

1963 the exhibition in the „Salon international de peinture et de sculpture de Monte-Carlo Salon Bosio“

1965 Darmstadt Sezession

1966 – exhibited within the „Hugo v. Montfort Price“, Bregenz

1966 – exhibited at the Norrbottens Museum Lulea Sweden

1968 „Art and Plastics“ in Wiesbaden, 1969 Museum on Ostwall Dortmund, u. a.

1975 – Artist remained to work independent in his atelier until his dead 1998

2018 – group show at gallery „Hanna Bekker vom Rath“