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Poelzig, Hans

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Poelzig, Hans

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 30 April 1869, in Berlin; died 14 June 1936.

Architect, painter, decorative designer. Monuments.

Poelzig attended the Technische Hochschule in Berlin-Charlottenburg, where he taught architecture from 1923. In 1899, he settled in Wroclaw and taught at the academy, of which later became director. He was also one of the vice presidents of the Werkbund (Arts and Crafts Society). In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Architecture ; Professional Interior Design ; 19th-Century Art

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