Martens, Max (1887-1970)

Martens, Max (1887-1970)

German artist Max Martens created dramatic alpine snowscapes and picturesque lake vistas imbued with a deep sense of spiritual calm. The area of Gstadt am Chiemsee in Germany was a particular favourite but he also enjoyed the mountainous terrain of the Austrian Alps.

1887

Born in Braunschweig, Germany.

Trained at the Kunstgewerbeschule.

1910

Settled in Munich.

1928

Visited the picturesque area of Gstadt am Chiemsee, an area that would become influential on his work.

c. 1930

'Alpine Landscape With Fir Trees'

Max Martens

1943

Lost his home during the war and moved permanently to Gstadt am Chiemsee.

1970

Died in Gstadt am Chiemsee, Germany.

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