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Peter Behrens

(1868—1940) German architect and designer

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Behrens, Peter

Behrens, Peter (14 April 1868)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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418 words
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(b Hamburg, 14 April 1868; d Berlin, 27 Feb 1940). ...

German Engraverarchitect, designer and painter

Behrens, Peter

Behrens, Peter (1868–1940)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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66 words

and leading figure of the late Jugendstil and early-modernist *typography in Darmstadt, Düsseldorf, Berlin, and Vienna. He also co-invented the ...

Behrens, Peter

Behrens, Peter (1868–1940)   Quick reference

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History
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275 words

German architect and designer, whose factories were among the first to be treated as architecture. A prolific self-taught architect, he was also an influential teacher....

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