Hilde Bauer


Packaging, illustrations. Studied at the Munich Kunstgewerbeschule under Professor Riemerschmid ; later moved to Leipzig where she trained with Hugo Steiner-Prag. She worked for years for the cosmetics manufacturer I.G. Mouson, Frankfurt a.M. designing elegant packaging. She also designed stage costumes, illustrated children’s books and numerous die neue linie covers. The same Hilde Bauer who drew fashion drawings for the stores Modehaus Koller (1930s) and Gerngross, Vienna?

Writings about

    Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Hilde Bauer’, Commercial Art, 1934, XVI, pp. 1-9
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Das Bild auf der Packung’, Klimschs Jahrbuch, pp. 39-45, esp. p. 43.
  • Zeitschrift für Bücherfreunde , 1933, p. 134, note of her illustrations for Sinclair Lewis’s Bongo, and 4-page section facing
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Hilde Bauer’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., April 1935, pp. 56-9