Franz A. Peffer

Biography

Posters, industrial illustrations. Born 9 October 1887 in Hannover-Linden. Trained as lithographer in Hannover, then studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule there. From 1918: lived in Berlin. Member of the editorial board of the art journal Gebrauchsgraphik. Died 23 October 1937 in Berlin.

Writings about

  • Richard Braungart, ‘Vereinsdrucksachen’, Das Plakat, April 1921, pp. 229-37
  • Die Reklame, June 1925 (cover)
  • Vollmer, 1962
  • Saur, 2000.
  • ‘Dr H.’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1937, p. 60 (obituary)
  • ‘Neue Arbeiten von Franz Peffer, Berlin’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Jan. 1930, pp. 57-8