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Fritz Georg Papperitz, 1846-1918

Nationality: German
Date of Birth: 1846.08.03
Place of Birth: Dresden
Date of Death: 1918.02.26
Place of Death: Munich


Fritz Georg Papperitz was a history, genre and portrait painter. He was the son of the landscape painter Gustav Friedrich Papperitz.


Papperitz studied in Dresden and Antwerp. His paintings include The Nymph and the Faun (Gdansk, Poland) and The Procession to Calvary (Sheffield). He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1886 to 1888. His contact in London was H. Frank of 2 Vere Street. He also exhibited in Berlin in 1886 and in Paris in 1900 when he received honourable mention. He was involved with Adolph Paulus in the organisation of the English section of the 3rd Internationale Kunst-Austellung, Munich, 1888, to which JW contributed a large number of works, including Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother (YMSM 101), Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander (YMSM 129) and Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242) (#04200).


Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; Johnson, J., and A. Gruetzner, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940 Woodbridge, 1980.