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Article: 3022  

Hoerschelmann, Rolf Erik von (1885 – 1947). View of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice. (1910 -20s)

Colour etching on paper
35,7 x 25,5
Lower right – RH

R. E. von Hoerschelmann was born in Tartu, a university professor of classical philology in the family, began his art studies at Tartu continued in Munich.
Hoerschelmann created as a writer, illustrator, cartoonist and graphic designer a versatile plant, Illustrations for about 40 books and magazines Simplicissimus, Die Jugend, Youth and Flying leaves , numerous wood and paper cutouts, watercolors and bookplates and poster designs . His drawings featuring a brisk, impressionistic stroke. The hitherto neglected art form the silhouette got through Hoerschelmann a new significance in the book illustration. The book illustrations Hoerschelmanns are influenced by different creative periods of the graphic artist Alfred Kubin, by Max Slevogt . With Kubin Hoerschelmann shared a penchant for fantasy .

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