German painter, printmaker, poster and stage designer. He attended the Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg (c. 1894), and art academies in Düsseldorf and Berlin (c. 1897). In the first decades of the 20th century he exhibited with the New Secessionists. He drew and painted still-lifes and figures in landscapes and interiors in a strongly Expressionist style, which revealed his admiration for Cubism and for the work of Ferdinand Hodler. He was an assiduous worker; besides paintings, woodcuts and lithographs, he designed stained-glass windows, mosaics (e.g. Kaiser Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, Berlin), murals and painted ceilings. He also decorated the interiors of a number of Berlin theatres, as well as the Marmorhaus cinema (...
Danish, 20th century, male.
Active from 1938 in the USA.
Born 12 March 1886, in Copenhagen; died 1957, in Hollywood, USA.
Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Stage sets.
The son of famous Danish actors, Kay Nielsen attended the Académie Julian and Académie Colorossi. In ...
American, 20th century, male.
Born 24 October 1883, in New York; died 18 November 1945, in Brandenburg.
Painter, engraver, draughtsman, decorative designer. Figures. Designs for ceramics, stage sets.
Jugendstil, Art Deco.
Paul Scheurich studied at the arts academy in Berlin from 1902 to 1904. In ...
Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 7 January 1865, in St Petersburg; died 22 November 1911, in Moscow.
Painter, illustrator, designer. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes. Stage sets.
Art Nouveau, Symbolism.
Peredvizhniki (Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions), Abramtsevo Artists’ Colony.
The son of the composer Alexander Serov and the musician Valentina Bergman, ...
Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 21 November 1869, in Kruplany; died 8 June 1929, in Garvolin, near Warsaw.
Painter, scenographer. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.
Symbolism, Art Nouveau.
Stabrovsky studied with Tchistikov at the institute of painting, sculpture and architecture in St Petersburg ...