Jentsch, Adolph

Adolph Jentsch was born in Dresden, Germany in 1888, to a well-educated family that encouraged his interest in the arts. Jentsch studied at the Staatsakademie für Bildende Kunste in Dresden, under Gussmann, Zwunscher and Kühl. At the academy, he was acquainted with George Grosz and Max Pechstein, along with a number of other young artists who later would become founders of modernist art movements around Germany. Full biography