Karl Bertsch

Biography

Packaging, later art historian( ?). Austrian. Born 12 October 1895 in Gmunden/. Studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule and Akademie, Stuttgart. To 1958: lived in Gondelsheim, Baden, then lived and worked in Mannheim. Died 24 August 1974 in Heidelberg. (A Karl Bertsch wrote the text for Maulbronn, a photographic book, Lindau, Bodensee: Thorbecke, 1954).

Writings about

  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, Munich/Leipzig: K.G. Saur Verlag, 1990-., 1995.
  • Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Jan. 1932, pp. 40, 45 (packaging)
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Karl Bertsch’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., July 1937, pp. 50-54