Hans Purrmann was a German artist known for colorful, sensitively painted landscapes, still lifes and portraits. He was strongly influenced by Matisse, with whom he eventually became friends.
Featured image: Hans Purrmann - Selbstbildnis,
1964 (detail). Lithograph. 26 2/5 × 20 1/10 in. 67 × 51 cm. Edition of 35. This
is part of a limited edition set. Photo courtesy Sylvan Cole Gallery