Victor Viktor Hammer
(1882 - 1967)
Victor (Viktor) Karl Hammer was active/lived in Kentucky. Victor Viktor Hammer is known for portrait-figure, religious, graphics.
Biography Victor (Viktor) Hammer
Victor Karl Hammer (1882-1967)
Victor Hammer's versatility as a portrait painter, sculptor, typographer, book designer, craftsman, and teacher left a lasting legacy in his adopted country of the United States. Born in Vienna on December 9, 1882, he studied at the city's fine arts academy before traveling throughout Europe for specialized training: bookbinding in Berlin, Arabic calligraphy in Constantinople, type design in Florence, and mezzotint and silver point in London. In the 1920s, he lived in Florence, where he painted portraits and, in 1929, established a private press, Stamperia del Santuccio. In 1936, he had returned to Vienna, where he served as professor at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, but in 1939 w
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