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ID: 500004921
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500004921

 
Record Type: Person
Kolbe, Georg (German sculptor, 1877-1947)

Note: Born 15 April 1877, died 20 November 1947. At the age of 16 Georg Kolbe left school to attend painting and drawing classes at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. From 1895 he studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich and in 1897-1898 for six months at the Académie Julian in Paris. In 1898 he went to Rome for three years and there his interests turned to sculpture. In 1903 or 1904 Kolbe settled in Berlin where he became a member of the Secession. He volunteered for the army in 1915 and in the following years he was commissioned to design war memorials. He became professor in 1918 and a member of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin in 1919. Kolbe is the sculptor of the statue Der Morgen (1925) which was installed in the Berlin Garden before 1929 and then in the Pabellón Mies van der Rohe for the Exposición Internacional de Barcelona (1929-1930). Comment on works: sculptor; painter

Names:
Kolbe, Georg (preferred,V,index,LC)
Georg Kolbe (V,display)
Kolbe, George (V)
George Kolbe (V)
georg kolbe (LU,U)
kolbe, g. (LU,U)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
lithographer
painter
professor
watercolorist

Gender: unknown

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Waldheim (Saxony, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Krop, Hildo  1911-1912
..................  (Dutch sculptor, 1884-1970) [500040704]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Kolbe, Georg (I)

Biographies:
(German sculptor, 1877-1947) ..... [CL-Courtauld Preferred]
(German sculptor, 1877-1947) ..... [BHA]
(German lithographer, painter, watercolorist, sculptor, artist, professor, born Waldheim (Germany), 1877, died Berlin (Germany), 1947) ..... [CCA]
(German sculptor, 1877-1947) ..... [GRLPSC]
(German artist, 1877-1947) ..... [WCP]
(German artist, 1877-1947) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German sculptor, 1877-1947) ..... [Grove Art]
(German sculptor, 1877-1947) ..... [ARTstor]
(artist, 1877-1947) ..... [GRL]
(Unknown artist) ..... [GRISC]
(German artist, 1877-1947) ..... [PROV]
(German artist, 1877-1947) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
George Kolbe ........ [ARTstor]
..........................  Ask Art [online] (2003)
Georg Kolbe ........ [CCA, GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
georg kolbe ........ [PROV]
......................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
kolbe, g. ........ [PROV]
..................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Kolbe, Georg ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 88000122
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..........................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
..........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
..........................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Kolbe, George ........ [ARTstor Preferred]
............................  Ask Art [online] (2003)
............................  IBWA

Subject: ........ [ARTstor, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, MoMA, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006)
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Damus and Rogge, Fuchs im Busch und Bronzeflamme (1979) 169, 248
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr88000122
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 31 March 2015
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XVIII, 202-203
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr88000122
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
....................  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art (1969)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Solà-Morales Rubió, Ignasi, Cristian Cirici, and Fernando Ramos. Mies van der Rohe: Barcelona Pavilion. Trans. Graham Thomson. Barcelona: Gustavo Gilli, 1993. 20
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, CL-Courtauld, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Damus and Rogge, Fuchs im Busch und Bronzeflamme (1979)
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 202-204
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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