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HILLER, Karol (1891 - 1939), Painter, graphic designer, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HILLER, Karol (1891 - 1939), Painter, graphic designer, illustrator

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Polish, 20th century, male.

Born 1891, in Lódz; died 1939, in Lódz, murdered.

Painter, graphic designer, illustrator.

Karol Hiller studied chemistry in Darmstadt in Germany, and then architecture in Moscow, before studying painting at the academy of fine art in Kiev in 1916. There he particularly focused on the techniques used in traditional Russian icon painting. During the Revolution of 1917, Hiller was commissar of

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