Norwegian architectural and furniture design partnership formed in 1922 by Gudolf Blakstad (b Gjerpen, 19 May 1893; d Oslo, 1986) and Herman Munthe-Kaas (b Christiania [now Oslo], 25 May 1890; d Oslo, 5 March 1970). Blakstad was awarded his diploma as an architect at the Norwegian Institute of Technology in Trondheim in ...
Belgian, 20th century, male.
Born 1869, in Antwerp; died 1941, in Brussels.
Painter, sculptor, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.
Having first studied law, Ghisbert Combaz became a pupil at the academy in Antwerp and a professor at the Brussels academy. He spent most of his life in Antwerp, where he exhibited from 1886 onwards; he also exhibited in conjunction with the association of Art Nouveau artists known as the Libre Esthétique from 1897. As an art historian, he made special study of the art of the Far East. With their sinuous and undulating rhythm, the arabesques in his engravings and posters provide typical examples of the Modern Style....
German, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 13 July 1873, in Neuhaus; died 1948, in Dresden.
Sculptor, medallist. Religious subjects, figures, animals. Funerary monuments, designs (porcelain).
Max Hermann Fritz was a student of Lorenz Hutschenreuther, and was active in Dresden from 1898. He carried out numerous sculptures for Hartau Church (including a ...
French, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1864, in Remiremont, Lorraine; died 16 December 1948, in Lay-St-Christophe, Lorraine.
Painter, designer. Religious subjects, figures, landscapes. Murals, designs for fabrics and book binding.
School of Nancy.
The father of the sculptor Henri Guingot, Louis Guingot trained from ...
Norwegian architect and designer. He graduated as an architect from the Norwegian Polytechnic in Trondheim in 1926. He worked as an assistant to architects in Oslo and in 1928 travelled extensively in Europe before starting his own practice in Oslo with Sverre Aasland (b...
South African, 20th century, male.
Born 8 May 1903, in Plungian, Lithuania; died 25 October 1980, in Kiryat Tivon, Israel.
Sculptor in diverse materials, draughtsman, printmaker.
In 1908, Isreal-Isaac Lipshitz emigrated to South Africa where he remained, apart from trips abroad, until his retirement to Israel in ...
Romanian, 20th century, male.
Born 1873, in Pitesti.
Painter, fresco artist. History painting, religious subjects.
Costin Petrescu studied in Bucharest and Vienna and became professor at the fine arts academy in Bucharest.
Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1856, in Barcelona; died 1932.
Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes.
Symbolism, Art Nouveau.
José Maria Tamburini y Dalmau came from a family of silversmiths of Italian origin who settled in Barcelona. From the age of 13 he studied under Antoni Caba at the Barcelona school of fine arts. He then went to Paris where he worked at the studio of the portrait artist Léon Bonnat. He then later spent time in Naples and returned to live in Barcelona in ...