Bernhard Pankok

Pankok, Bernhard

German painter, graphic artist, architect, and designer (1872-1943). Autograph signature. Stuttgart. 01.05.1916. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
180 € (84615/BN55123)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - Pankok, whose style is characterized by the transition between Art Nouveau and the International Style, worked as a freelance artist, graphic designer and illustrator for the magazines "Pan" and "Jugend" in Munich since 1892 before he was appointed director of the Stuttgart Kunstgewerbeschule in 1913. His furniture and book designs, such as the catalogue of the German section for the 1900 "Exposition Universelle" in Paris, constitute his most popular works.

- Small tear in left margin; traces of a postmark. Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application..

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