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Arthur Heinrich Wilhelm (Arthur) Fitger

1840–1909

German painter, poet, and playwright. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, 1858–61, Dresden and Antwerp; in Italy, 1863–5. From 1869, lived in Bremen, where he painted frescoes. His poetry was influenced by the theories of Darwin and Haeckel, and his plays reflected themes of the German Kulturkampf.

Source

NDB

Bibliography

NDB: Neue deutsche Biographie. Under the auspices of the Historical Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. 26 vols. (A–Vocke) to date. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. 1953–.

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