Ludwig Enders

Biography

Posters, trademarks, packaging, illustrations. Born 14 March 1889 in Offenbach a.M. Studied at the Darmstadt Kunstgewerbeschule: a teacher was Friedrich Wilhelm Kleukens, and at the Munich Kunstakademie. c1913-20: book illustrator. 1920-45: at the Offenbach a.M. Kunstgewerbeschule, where he taught commercial art, fashion drawing and, later, bookbinding. Died 1956.

Writings by

  • essay in Dekorative Kunst, 1919, p. 189.

Writings about

  • H.K. Frenzel, ‘Advertising in Germany in 1930’, Modern Publicity, 1930, pp. 102-9, 109
  • ‘Die Offenbacher Kunstgewerbeschule stelle aus’ (Frankfurt exh.), Deutscher Drucker, Feb. 1939, pp. 230-31
  • GC, 2000
  • H.K. Frenzel, ‘German posters of 1927’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., v. 2, 1928, pp. 31-59
  • Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., March 1936, p. 51 (poster for pottery exh.)
  • Richard Braungart, ‘Ludwig Enders’ (obituary), Exlibriskunst und Gebrauchsgraphik, 1950-. Yearbook of the Deutsche Exlibris Gesselschaft [DEG]., 1957, p. 4
  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, Munich/Leipzig: K.G. Saur Verlag, 1990-., 2002.
  • Theodor Schwisow, ‘Ludwig Enders’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1932, pp. 27-39

Collections

  • Klingspor Museum, Frankfurt a.M.