Anton Wolff

Biography

Posters, stamps, trademarks. Born 6 February 1911 in Rodenkirchen near Cologne. 1928-31: studied at the Cologne Werkschule: teachers included Richard Seewald, Heinrich Hussman. He first became a scenic artist at the Municipal Theatre, Cologne, then freelanced. From 1946: taught a foundation class at Cologne Werkschule. Died 1957? A wall-painting is in Rundfunkhaus, Cologne.

Writings about

  • Vollmer, 1961.
  • Carl Heussner, ‘Posters for Catholics’ Day’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1956, pp. 52-3
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Anton Wolff, Köln’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Oct. 1950, pp. 27-31
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Anton Wolff’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Jan. 1961, pp. 42-7