Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke

Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906.

German expressionist painter, Paula Modersohn-Becker, painted this portrait of her close friend and poet, Rainer Maria Rilke, in 1906.  Nearly one year later, Paula would pass away suddenly at age 31. The art of both Modersohn-Becker and Rilke lives indefinitely. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

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2 thoughts on “Rainer Maria Rilke

  1. Rilke remains of my favorites….he still hold some of the best quotes and line ever written (in my book). ;)

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