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ID: 500002737
 
Record Type: Person
Velde, Henry van de (Belgian architect, designer, and painter, 1863-1957)

Note: Born 3 April 1863; died 25 October 1957. Henry van de Velde studied painting at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, Antwerp, Belgium, from 1882 to 1884. He worked as a painter and interior decorator in Antwerp and Brussels, Belgium, from 1885 to 1894 and began to practice architecture in Brussels in 1895. Van de Velde moved to Germany in 1900 and became the artistic director to the Grand Duke of Saxony, at Weimar ca. 1902. From 1908 to 1914 he served as the director of the Kunstgewerbeschule which he designed and built from 1904 to 1906 and the Kunsthochschule which he designed either from 1904 to 1911 or in 1906. He later lived in Switzerland and the Netherlands where he moved in 1917. He returned to Brussels ca. 1925 where he founded the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture which he ran from 1925 to 1936. He moved to Switzerland in 1947. Belgian architect.

Names:
Velde, Henry van de (preferred,V,index)
Henry van de Velde (V,display)
Van de Velde, Henry (V)
van de Velde, Henry (V)
Velde, Henri Clemens van de (V)
Velde, Henri van de (V)
Velde, Henry Clemens van de (V)
Velde, Henry Van De (V)
Henry Van De Velde (V)

Nationalities:
Belgian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
painter
architect
interior decorator
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Antwerp (Antwerpen province, Flanders, Belgium) (inhabited place)
Died:  Zurich (Zürich canton, Switzerland) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1885-1894  Belgium (Europe) (nation)
active:   1900-1917  Germany (Europe) (nation)
active:   1925-1936  Brussels (Bruxelles region, Belgium) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Verlat, Charles  
..................  (Belgian painter and teacher, 1824-1890) [500029271]
teacher of ....  Ackermann, Max  1906-1907
..................  (German painter and graphic artist, 1887-1975) [500011317]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Velde, Henry van de (I)

Biographies:
(Belgian architect, designer, and painter, 1863-1957) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Belgian designer, 1863-1957) ..... [Grove Art]
(Belgian architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Belgian architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Belgian architect, 1863-1957) ..... [AVERY]
(Belgian artist, 1863-1957) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Belgian artist, 1863-1957) ..... [WCP]
(Belgian architect, designer, painter and artist, born Antwerp (Belgium), 1863; died Zurich (Switzerland), 1957; active Weimar (Germany), 1901-1914) ..... [CCA]
(Belgian architect, designer, painter, 1863-1957) ..... [BHA]
(Belgian architect, 1863-1957) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Henry van de Velde ........ [CCA]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Henry Van De Velde ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Van de Velde, Henry ........ [BHA, CCA, Grove Art Preferred]
.....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
van de Velde, Henry ........ [AVERY]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Velde, Henri Clemens van de ........ [CCA]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Velde, Henri van de ........ [AVERY, CCA]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Velde, Henry Clemens van de ........ [CCA]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Velde, Henry van de ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, WCP Preferred]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
Velde, Henry Van De ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
......................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Grove Art, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1980)
....................  Dictionnaire des artistes belges de 1830-1970 (1978)
....................  Dombi, Bruckmann's Silber-Lexikon (1982)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture (1993) I, 928
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Sembach, Henry van de Velde (1989) 9, 47, 91-93, 110, 149, 152-154, 183
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Winkler, Moderne in Weimar (1995) 9-18
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1987)
.......... International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture (1993)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Winkler, Moderne in Weimar (1995)
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