Paul Nietsche (1855 - 1950):
Paul Nietsche was born in Kiev and educated in Odessa. He studied art in Berlin, Munich, London and Paris, and it was not until the 1920s that he arrived in England. In 1926 he traveled to Ulster and lived there for the next four years, after which point he traveled to France, Switzerland, Cornwall, the United States and Canada. He was interned in the Isle of Man during the war because of his German parentage. During this period he made crayon studies of other internees. He died in Belfast. Among his works at the Ulster Museum, is a self portrait.