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August Babberger

Full name: August Babberger
Gender: Male
Born: December 8, 1885 in Hausen im Wiesental, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: September 3, 1936 in Altdorf, Uri, Switzerland
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Babberger was educated by a master painter and applied unsuccessfully for admission to the Art Academy in München. But he also studied in Darmstadt, and even received a scholarship to attend the International Art School at Firenze. Later, he worked primarily as a landscape painter in Switzerland. In 1920 he became a professor at the Art Academy in Karlsruhe and led this institution from 1923-30. As an Expressionist, in the Nazi era he was considered a "degenerate" artists and lost his job. He went to Switzerland, where he died soon after in 1936. Babberger was married to the rear glass painter and poet Anna Maria Tobler.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 42 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Germany GER AC
1936 Summer 50 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Germany GER AC
1936 Summer 50 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Germany GER AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 42 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Printemps

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 50 Berlin Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Ehrung der drei Turnväter
1936 Summer 50 Berlin Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Ehrung des Siegers