Curt Rüger was a German artist primarily known for landscapes, still lifes, scenes and portraits. His early works tended to be traditional in style and a direct result of his Academy training but over time his brushwork became looser and more energetic.
Born in Leipzig.
Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden under Leon Pohle (1841-1908) and Julius Scholtz (1825-1893).
Died in Leipzig.