Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker
(1882 - 1949)
Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker was active/lived in Indonesia, Netherlands. Charles Schoemaker is known for painting, art deco artchitecture.
Biography Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker
Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker (July 25, 1882 - May 22, 1949) was a Dutch architect who designed several distinguished Art Deco buildings in Bandung, Indonesia, including the Villa Isola and Hotel Preanger. He has been described as "the Frank Lloyd Wright of Indonesia," and Wright had a considerable influence on Schoemaker's modernist designs. Although he was primarily known as an architect, he was also a painter and sculptor.
Wolff Schoemaker was born in Banyu Biru, Indonesia on the island of Java, where he would spend most of his life. For his secondary school education, Schoemaker was sent to the KMA (Royal Military Academy) in the Dutch city of Breda.
In 1905, he returned to the Dutch East Indies to work for
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