Stuck, Franz von. MUENCHEN 1905 IX INTERANTIONALE KUNSTAUSSTELLUNG MIT LENABCH-AUSSTELLUNG 1 JUNI - ENDE OCTOBER KUENSTLER GENOSSENSCHAFT SECESSION. DFP 3218. Lithograph printed in black, white, and metallic gold, 1905. Poster for the Ninth International Art Exposition of the Munich Secession, a consortium of artists of which Stuck was one of the founders in 1892. 29 1/2 x 23 5/8 inches; 750 x 600 mm., plus margins. In very good condition, with a few repaired and touched-in areas along folds. Mounted to Japanese tissue in accordance with current conservation practice (the tissue, being paper, will expand and contract in consonance with the paper of the poster; linen or canvas, for some still the standard method for mounting posters, are cloth, and expand and contract and rates significantly different from the paper, often causing separation from the mount and/or tears at the edges of the paper, or puckering of the paper). Handsomely framed. Franz Von Stuck, German, 1863-1928. lived most of his life in Munich, Germany. He attended the school of Plastic Arts and the Munich Academy. He first made his living by illustrating for numerous magazines. In 1892 he became one of the founders of the Munich Sezession. His work, inspired by the mythological themes of Arnold Bocklin, is associated with the Symbolist and Art Nouveau movements. From 1895 he taught at the Munich Academy. Among his students were Klee, Albers, and Kandinsky. Among Von Stuck's archetectual creations is the Villa Stuck Prinzregentenstrasse, Munich which is now a museum.