Lovis Corinth was one of the leading German impressionists. His long and succesful career started in the academic tradition, but evolved through the German impressionism of the Berliner Sezession movement, to expressionism.
Corinth was born in Russia on July 21, 1858.
Lovis Corinth, Walchensee, Mondnacht (The Walchensee in Moonlight), 1920. Oil on wood, 18 × 26 cm. Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern, Germany