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November 1918 Hermann starts drawing classes

After a leg amputation, as the result of a grenade explosion at the Battle of Passchendaele, which opened the way for Hermann Fechenbach to start his eagerly awaited artistic training. He took as a hospital inmate drawing classes at a school and visited the wounded in Stuttgart from November 1918 to the fall of 1921, the School of Applied Arts in Stuttgart (including Prof. P. Haustein). Then for two semesters studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart (Prof. R. Pötzelberger and Prof. C. Landsberger), which in 1922/23 at the Munich Academy of Art (Prof. Franz von Stuck).
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