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Edvard Munch
Nationality: 
norwegian
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1863
Birth Place: 
Loeiten
Death Date: 
1944
Death Place: 
Ekely, near Oslo
Printer, etcher. Painter and printmaker. Intense, evocative treatment of psychological and emotional subjects was a major influence on the development of German Expressionism during the early 20th century. His painting "The Scream" (1893) is regarded as an icon of existential anguish.