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ID: 500009183
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500009183

 
Record Type: Person
Rietveld, Gerrit Thomas (Dutch architect, designer, 1888-1964)

Note: Born 24 June 1888; died 25 June 1964. Rietveld apprenticed in his father's cabinet-making shop in Utrecht from 1899 to 1906. He worked as a draughtsman or a designer at C.J. Begeer's Jewellery Studio, Utrecht from 1906 to 1911. During this time, he studied drawing at the Municipal Evening School, Utrecht, architectural drawing with P. Houtzagers, and architecture with P.J. Klaarhamer. He was in private practice as a cabinetmaker from 1911 to 1919, and then as an architect. He was also an instructor in industrial and architectural design from 1942 to 1958. In 1960 or 1961, Rietveld formed the partnership Rietveld, van Dillen, en van Tricht with J. van Dillen and J. van Tricht. Rietveld was a member of the de Stijl Group. Dutch architect.

Names:
Rietveld, Gerrit Thomas (preferred,V,index)
Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (V,display)
Rietveld, Gerrit (V)
Gerrit Rietveld (U)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)
Netherlandish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
cabinetmaker
draftsman
furniture designer
teacher
designer

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Dillen, J. van  from 1958 to 1961
....................  (Netherlandish architect, died 1966) [500033585]
assisted by ....  Grunsven, J. B. van  
....................  (Dutch architect, active mid-20th century) [500118913]
employee was ....  Groenekan, Gerard van de  
......................  (Netherlandish craftsman and interior designer, 1904-1994) [500045665]
parent of ....  Rietveld, Jan  
................  (Dutch architect, 1919-1986) [500013948]
partner in ....  Rietveld, van Dillen, en van Tricht  from 1961 ro 1964
..................  (Netherlandish architectural firm, established ca. 1961) [500033287]
partner of ....  Dillen, J. van  
..................  (Netherlandish architect, died 1966) [500033585]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Rietveld, Gerrit Thomas (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch architect, designer, 1888-1964) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Dutch architect, 1888-1964) ..... [AVERY]
(Netherlandish architect, designer, furniture designer, cabinetmaker, teacher and draughtsman, born Utrecht (Netherlands), 1888; died Utrecht (Netherlands), 1964) ..... [CCA]
(Dutch architect, 1888-1964) ..... [AVERY]
(Dutch architect, 1888-1964) ..... [Grove Art]
(Dutch artist, 1888-1964) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Gerrit Rietveld ........ [MoMA Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
Gerrit Thomas Rietveld ........ [CCA]
.............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Rietveld, Gerrit ........ [CCA, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Rietveld, Gerrit Thomas ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50044177
....................  Groenendijk, Moderne Architectuur in Nederland (1987) 120, 329
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Küper and Zijl, Gerrit Th. Rietveld (1992) 352-353, 361
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50044177
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994) 805
.......... Groenendijk, Moderne Architectuur in Nederland (1987)
.......... Küper and Zijl, Gerrit Th. Rietveld (1992)
.......... LCR
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 580
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