Max Eschle

Biography

Posters, postage stamps. Born 21 August 1890 in Munich. Studied at the Munich Kunstgewerbeschule. 1922/3: awarded Art Prize of the City of Munich. By 1925: member of Die Sechs (The Six), a group of Munich poster artists. 1935-6: designed at least 14 postage stamps, and publicity, for the Olympic Games. Died 1 January 1979 in Prien (Chiemsee).

Writings by

    ‘Signete und Schutzmarken’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., no. 1, 1926[25?], pp. 30-36.

Writings about

  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, Munich/Leipzig: K.G. Saur Verlag, 1990-., 2002.
  • M. Glass, ‘Die 6 in Wort und Bild’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Jahrg. 2 (1925/6?), v. 4, pp. 49-68 (showing work of The Six)
  • Walter F. Schubert, Die deutsche Werbegraphik, Berlin: Francke & Lang, 1927. , 1927, pp. 31-7 (work of The Six)
  • Paul Pfund, ‘German advertising art 1936’, 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. 6
  • H.K. Frenzel, ‘The “Neue Vereinigung Münchner Plakat-Kunstler”’ (League of Munich Poster Artists), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1931, pp. 2-9