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Max Lehrs, 1855-1938

Nationality: Austrian?
Date of Birth: 1855
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Date of Death: 1938
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Prof. Dr Max Lehrs was the Director of the Print Room, Dresden, and as such was in contact with JW at the turn of the century, 1900-1903.

Lehrs was a museum curator and art historian. While working at the Kupferstichkabinett in Dresden, where he served as a curator from 1896 to 1904, He was in contact with JW regarding works for the Dresden EXhibition. A lithigraph by JW, belonging to William Heinemann, had mistakingly been included in the exhibition.

Bibliography:

The Grove Dictionary of Art Online, ed. L. Macy, http://www.groveart.com (accessed 2004.10.01).