Collection: Heinrich Nauen   1880 - 1940 

Heinrich Nauen is one of the most important representatives of " Rheinische Expressionismus ". His rich work includes paintings, watercolors, drawings and prints, as well as monumental wall paintings, mosaics and craftsmanship.

He came from a Krefeld baker's family. His parents were Heinrich Franz Nauen and Adelgunde Louise b. Moors. Early on he developed a desire to become a painter.

In 1898 he was admitted to the Düsseldorf Academy of Art , where he taught from 1921 to 1937 as a professor. After the temporary attendance of a private art school in Munich (1899), he continued his studies at the Kunstakademie in Stuttgart from 1900 to 1902.