· We welcome fair use of this content. Please credit the Leo Baeck Institute in your citation.
The field was probably located near the artist's summer house in Wannsee outside Berlin, where he completed most of his works after 1922.
Max Liebermann 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 figure until the emergence of avant-garde art. He was the president of the Prussian Academy of Arts but was forced to resign in 1933 because he was Jewish.
Reproductions and Permissions
We welcome fair use of this content. Please credit the Leo Baeck Institute in your citation. For usage policies and to request higher resolution images, see Reproductions and Permissions.
Liebermann, Max, 1847-1935: Woman in a Cabbage Field = Das Kohlfeld, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 77.9.
Search for Artist in DigiBaeck
DigiBaeck is the Leo Baeck Institute's online repository of digital collections. It contains all of LBI's digitized materials, including art works (with everything in the Griffinger Art Catalog and more), archival collections, photographs, rare books, and periodicals.