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Otto Dill

Full name: Otto Dill
Nickname(s): Löwen-Dill
Gender: Male
Born: June 4, 1884 in Neustadt am Rübenberge, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: July 6, 1957 in Bad Dürkheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Otto Dill studied at the Munich Academy and then lived as a freelance artist. He frequently travelled to North Africa, France, Italy and Spain. As an impressionist processed he specialized in scenes of animals (bull, tiger, lion) and therefore he was given the nickname “Löwen-Dill” (Lion-Dill). He also loved to paint horse races and polo games. During and after World War II, he lived and worked in Bad Dürkheim. In 1943 a large collection of his works was destroyed by a bomb raid at the freight station of Ludwigshafen.

Beside Max Slevogt he is considered the most important painter of the Munich school in the Pfalz (Palatinate). In 2001 his native town opened a museum devoted solely to his work. His paintings in 1928 were named Polospieler and Zum Rennplatz (Polo Player / At the Race Place) in the category Paintings and in 1932 Am Rennplatz (At the Race Place) but he was not selected for a medal.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 43 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Germany GER AC
1928 Summer 43 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Germany GER AC
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Germany GER AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 43 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Zum Rennplatz
1928 Summer 43 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Polospieler

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Am Rennplatz