Starting out with studies of law and philosophy, Max Liebermann later turned to painting and drawing and became one of the main advocates of Impressionism. Leaving an extensive oeuvre of his own behind, he also managed to collect a lot of French Impressionist works.
Featured image: Max Liebermann - Flachsscheuer in Laren (detail), 1887. Photo credits wikipedia.org.
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