Rudolf Schucht

Biography

Posters, publicity. c1932-5: studied at the Städel-Kunstschule, Frankfurt a.M.: teachers included Willi Baumeister, J.V. Cissarz, Fritz Wichert, Albert Windisch. 1939-45: military service ; prisoner-of-war. 1940: awarded First Prize in International Road Design [Verkehrsgestaltung] exhibition, Cologne. From 1950: designed pharmaceutical publicity, particularly for Farbwerke Hoechst, Frankfurt a.M.

Writings about

    Albert Windisch, ‘Rudolf Schucht’, Graphik, 1949, 11, pp. 532-3 F.W.H., ‘Die Werbung der chemischen Industrie’, Graphik, 1952, 2, pp. 59-65, esp. pp. 62, 63 (posters for Hoechst)
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Rudolf Schucht, Frankfurt a.M.’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Oct. 1951, pp. 42-7
  • Franz Hermann Wills, ‘Deutsche Chemiewerbung Heute’, Graphik, 1955, pp. 396-404, esp. pp. 402, 403 (work for Hoechst)
  • Vollmer, 1962.