Christian Schad

Germany 1894 - 1982

Figurative Art

Christian Schad
Christian Schad
March 2, 2013
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Christian Schad was born in Miesbach, Upper Bavaria, to a prosperous lawyer who supported him for nearly half his life. He studied at the art academy in Munich in 1913. A pacifist, he fled to Switzerland in 1915 to avoid service in World War I, settling first in Zurich and then in Geneva.

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