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date: 21 November 2019

Illies, Arthur Karl Wilhelmlocked


German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 February 1870, in Hamburg; died May 1952, in Lüneburg (Lower Saxony).

Painter, engraver (wood/etching), lithographer, draughtsman. Military subjects, religious subjects, figures, nudes, landscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes, animals. Designs (furniture).


Arthur Karl Wilhelm Illies came from a family of merchants. He trained at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich and the Akademie der bildenden Künste, where he was taught by Lesker and Herterich. On returning to Hamburg, where he was born, he became a founder member, in ...

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