Ludwig Frank was born in Nonnenweider in 1874. He studied law in Freiburg and Berlin and worked as a lawyer in Mannheim. In 1907 he became a member of the Reichstag, representing the social-democrats SPD. Frank volunteered for military service in World War I and died in Nossoncourt in the Vosges, France in September of 1914.
The artist Lovis Corinth was born in Tapiau, Prussia (Gvardeysk, Russia) in 1858. He succeeded in his work to combine impressionist and expressionist elements of styles. Corinth joined the Berlin Secession group and became the group’s president, following Max Liebermann. Lovis Corinth died in Zandvoort, Netherlands in 1925.
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Frank : [portrait of Ludwig Frank] / oil painting by Lovis Corinth, 1914, Leo Baeck Institute, F 3528.