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BEHRENS, Peter (1868 - 1940), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEHRENS, Peter (1868 - 1940), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 April 1868, in Hamburg; died 27 February 1940, in Berlin.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect, designer, decorative artist, graphic designer. Posters, furniture, wallpaper, carpets, glassware, ceramics, table services, jewellery, silverwork, objets d'art, typefaces.

Jugendstil, functional school.

Die Sieben (Group of Seven), Deutscher Werkbund. Darmstadt Artists' Colony.

Peter Behrens studied painting

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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