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ID: 500018770
 
Record Type: Person
Bellmer, Hans (German sculptor, photographer, and draftsman, 1902-1975)

Note: German artist, active in France, known primarily for his series of photographs of a sculptural work that he called "La Poupee" or "The Doll," which occupied him for many years. This was a female dummy made up of modular limbs and anatomical parts that could be assembled and reassembled in various ways. He was involved with the Dada and Surrealist movements.

Names:
Bellmer, Hans (preferred,V,index,LC)
Hans Bellmer (V,display)
Belmer, Hans (V)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
Polish
Eastern European
Central European

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
sculptor
printmaker
draftsman
illustrator
painter
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Katowice (Śla̜skie voivodship, Poland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bellmer, Hans (I)

Biographies:
(German sculptor, photographer, and draftsman, 1902-1975) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1902-1975) ..... [GRL]
(German photographer, 1902-1975) ..... [Grove Art]
(German artist, 1902-1975) ..... [AVERY]
(Polish artist, 1902-1975) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(Polish sculptor, 1902-1975) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Polish artist, 1902-) ..... [WCP]
(French (b. Poland), 1902-1975) ..... [JPGM]
(German painter, draughtsman, and photographer, 1902-1975) ..... [GRLPSC]
(German painter, 1902-1975) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Bellmer, Hans ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 22 March 2004
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82148785
............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Belmer, Hans ........ [GRLPSC]
..........................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
Hans Bellmer ........ [GRISC, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRISC, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 22 March 2004
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Artists (1989)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Wood, Surreal Things: Surrealism and Design (2007) 352
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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