* 11TH OCTOBER 1892 IN COLOGNE (GER)
† 8TH MARCH 1970 IN COLOGNE (GER)
Anton Rädercheidt was a German painter and was part of the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) movement. From 1910 he studied at the art school in Cologne and later at the art academy in Dusseldorf. He was severely wounded during service in the First World War. After a short time as an art teacher he became a full time practicing artist in 1919 and founded the group ‘Stupid’ with Franz Wilhelm Seiwert, Heinrich Hoerle, Hans Arp, and Wilhelm Fick. Cited as a degenerate artist by the National Socialists in the 1930s he fled to Paris and then to Switzerland and returned to Germany after the war where he died in 1970.