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Max Liebermann (1847-1935) was born in Berlin. He trained in Weimar before continuing to study in Amsterdam and Paris, where he was influenced by Courbet, Millet, and the Barbizon School. Liebermann returned to Germany in 1878 and continued painting in the Impressionist style, founding the movement in his native country. In 1899, he helped found the Berlin Secession. He was a very influential figure in German art and was the dominant artist until the emergence of avant-garde. Liebermann was president of the Prussian Academy of Arts, but he resigned in 1933, once the academy refused to exhibit works by Jewish artists.

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Liebermann, Max, 1847-1935: Liebermann, Max : Self-portrait, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 78.1368.

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