Hans Christiansen, (1866-1945)
Oil on canvas - “paysage devant la Ruhr”
Signed bottom left
Annotation at the back: Ruhr 1940 and inscription to read
Artwork size: 38 x 47 cm
Nice frame: 48 x 57 cm
Hans Christiansen joined the school of applied arts in Munich in 1888, and after a trip to Italy, specialized in decoration painting in Hamburg. In 1895, he moved to Antwerp, and then to Paris, where he attended the Académie Julian. One of his drawings is reproduced in “L'Estampe moderne”. He works with the manifesto magazine Jugend in 1896.
He produced illustrations for trading cards from 1898, intended for a brand of chocolate based in Cologne, led by Ludwig Stollwerck1.
In 1899, he joined an artists’ colony in Darmstadt, and binds to Joseph Maria Olbrich and Peter Behrens; He designed many style Art nouveau decorative objects.
In 1902, he was in Paris and then, from 1911, he was appointed to the school of art of Wiesbaden as a lecturer.
Married to a Jewish woman, he was not allowed to produce and exhibit artworks from 1933 at the time of the national socialism.
During the second world war, his workshop and a large part of his archives, were destroyed.
In June-September 2015, a major exhibition on his work is presented at the Villa Stuck in Munich.
- Hans Christiansen (1866-1945)
- Título de la obra
- Personnage devant un paysage (Ruhr)
- Óleo sobre lienzo
- En muy buenas condiciones
- Se vende con marco
- Dimensiones de la imagen
- 38×47 cm