(1895 - 1944)
Louis Christian Hess was active/lived in Germany, Italy. Louis Hess is known for portrait and landscape painting, engraving, drawing, murals.
Biography Louis Hess
Louis Christian Hess (Bolzano 1895 - Schwaz 1944)
1895 - Born in Bolzano on December 24th, Alois Anton Dominikus Hess, son of the chancellery officer Dominikus Hess, originally from Herlatzhofen (Württemberg), Germany, and of Rosa Mayer, originally from Austria. He would have preferred to be called Louis Christian Hess, or more simply, Christian Hess.?
1908 - After the transfer of his family to Innsbruck and his father's death, he leaves the gymnasium for the Staatsgewerbeschule (the state institute of art) where he distinguished himself in drawing. The earliest engravings in wood and linoleum for a series of ex libris printed by himself.
1912 - He gains experience at the "Mader" art glass factory in Innsbruck
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