Franz Priking

Franz Priking (1927-1979)

  • Conscripted in the German military at the age of 15

  • Held captive in Poland by enemy forces, but incredibly broke out of prison and walked back home to Germany

  • Studied at Berlin Academy, and was influenced by German expressionist painter Max Pechstein

  • Pope Paul VI requested for Priking to draw a painting of the Notre-Dame de Paris

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