Walter W. Holz


Publicity, illustration, book jackets. Born 1900 in Bavaria. Studied at the Berlin Akademie under Orlik. Worked two years on a Berlin newspaper, then freelanced to 1928. Art director for five years on the textile industry journal Deutsche Confection. 1933: emigrated to England, arriving ‘with no English, money or specimens’. From 1933: freelanced.

Writings about

    ‘Walter Holz’, Art and Industry, 1938, v. 24, pp. 24-7.
  • H.K. Frenzel, ‘Walter W. Holz’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1930, pp. 48-51