- Category : 1868-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Masks 1
German painter, printmaker and poet whose traditional skills in draftsmanship made him a popular illustrator and portrait artist in the early 20th century. In his later life he made a number of portraits of Nazi leaders, including several of Adolf Hitler. His poetry was admired and promoted by Stefan George. In addition to poetry, Bauer was a prolific writer on history, literature and religion. On 6 May 1942, he died during a visit to Munich at age 74.