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SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Harm Wulf on 16 May 2008 22:28

I'm looking for more informations about SS painter Ernst Krause. Someone can help me? Thank

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Ernst Krause Ritterkreuzträger der LSSAH - 1942


From http://www.galleria.thule-italia.com/
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Johnnyrocket on 19 Jul 2008 23:35

Hi Wulf,

I'm checking on this painter, and will try to find material on him.

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He was a fantastic painter of the time.
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Tannhauser109 on 26 Jul 2008 05:07

I might be able to help with this. In the book Verleihung Genehmight! (Their honor was loyalty) by Jost W.Schneider. Published by R.James Bender Publishing 1977 first edition. On page 10.

The painting on the cover of this publication is entitled “Knight’s Cross Holders of the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler”., and it’s artist is SS-Oberscarfuhrer Ernst Krause. This young artist and designer participated in the Polish, French, and Greek campaigns, and was subsequently ordered to produce paintings for SS installations. His most noteworthy product was the aforementioned painting which was given to Hitler as a gift by the LSSAH, and later hung in the great German Exhibition in Munich, 1942. The group portrait was applauded by the Fuhrer, who bestowed on Krause the honor of designing the Eastern Front Medal (Ostmedaille). He completed this task successfully and went on to produce numerous other works during the war. The painting was lost in the chaos of the war. Krause is still alive today as a successful artist.
I do not know if he is still alive for this was written 31 years ago. I hope this helps. You can do a google search for Verleihung Genehmigt and click image for a look at the cover.

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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Johnnyrocket on 26 Jul 2008 14:08

Thanks much Tannhauser109 for this information. It's rare that an artist was involved in the actual military he represented in his paintings. I guess he had upfront and personal experience.

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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Johnnyrocket on 26 Jul 2008 14:32

Found the book cover on the net...I think I'll make a purchase.

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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Johnnyrocket on 26 Jul 2008 14:41

Go to this link:

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl= ... e%26sa%3DG

Photo Credit: Geoff W. Third Reich in Ruins
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Johnnyrocket on 05 Aug 2008 15:42

Here is a very nice site that might have some information on the artist here in question?
I have not read the information—but have decided just to post it here for everyones edification.

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http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl= ... e%26sa%3DN
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Johnnyrocket on 05 Aug 2008 19:06

He is very hard to research. I did find a photograph of him...see attached.

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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Semenov on 05 Aug 2008 20:25

Does he served in Standarte Kurt Eggers?
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Johnnyrocket on 06 Aug 2008 00:05

Semenov wrote:Does he served in Standarte Kurt Eggers?


I'm not sure ,I'll have to check. Anyone out there know the answer to this question?

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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Harm Wulf on 22 Jan 2009 16:46

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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Harm Wulf on 22 Jan 2009 16:47

Anyone can help me in find other informations about him?
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Kunstler on 23 Jan 2009 22:24

Harm do you have a high-res image of this painting?
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Harm Wulf on 27 Jan 2009 10:20

Yes, I have. Do you need a copy? Have you more informations about Krause?
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Re: SS painter Ernst Krause

Postby Harm Wulf on 06 Feb 2009 00:20

I get a good reproduction of that painting. If someone want it, just ask me. Harm

PS If some german friends can look a kunst lexicon would be very good.
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