15. MAXIMILIAN FEUERRING(1896-1985)
SCENES FROM A PRISONER OF WAR CAMP (5)
Artist name and "Oflag VIIA" stamp verso
29.5 x 41.5cm each
Maximillian Feuerring's journey and contributions to the art world are quite remarkable, filled with both personal challenges and artistic achievements. Born in 1896, he lived through a tumultuous period in history, which greatly influenced his experiences and artistic expressions.
Feuerring's arrival in Australia in 1950 marked a significant turning point in his life and career. Already renowned as a Polish artist, he considered himself stateless due to the occupation of his homeland by Russia after World War II. His relocation to Australia led to him becoming an Australian citizen in 1955. In his new home, he became a prominent figure in the realm of post-war émigré art.
One of the notable aspects of Feuerring's personality was his candidness and outspokenness, ...