Urach von Albrecht

Albrecht von Urach (1903-1969), Passage in Bitola, 1933/34, pencil and crayon on paper

          Prince Albrecht of Urach (German: Fürst Albrecht von Urach, Graf von Württemberg) (18 October 1903 – 11 December 1969) was a German nobleman, artist and wartime author, journalist, linguist and diplomat1). He was the third son of Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach (1864-1928), a German general in the First World […]

Born Franz

Franz Born 1881 1917 German2

Franz Born is a German painter born in 1881 in Frankfurt. His father, Franz Jakob Bourne, was a sculptor and made the famous fountain in Wiesbaden. He studied painting in Munich in 1904/5 with Professor Fritz Hausmann, and then in Berlin with the famous Louis Corinth. He moved to the Schwalenberg district and is a […]

Weitz Helmuth

Helmuth Weitz (1918-1966) Ohrid St Naum church 1958 watercolor

Born on January 5, 1918 in Düsseldorf, died in 1966 in Mönchengladbach. Düsseldorf landscape, figure and still-life painter and graphic artist. Painted in a neo-impressionistic style.  He attended the Düsseldorf Academy and was a student of Heuser, Kiederich and Junghanns. His painting style is influenced by impressionism and classic modernism. Weitz visited Macedonia in the […]

Wunderwald Gustav


Born in Cologne in 1882, died in Berlin in 1945. Started his career as an art assistant for the master painter from Cologne Wilhelm Kuhn. Worked as a stage painter between 1899-1900 in Gotha and Charlotteburg studios for stage painting in Berlin as well as for the other theaters in Europe including the Royal Opera […]

Wessel Rudolph


German impressionist, no biographical data can be found in the literature, but there are auction records on artprice.com and the other specialized auction web sites. Rudolph Wessel visited Macedonia during the World War One, probably as a soldier in the German Army. A gouache “Strumitza 1917” is in the collection of the author.

Wellershaus Paul

Born on 20th May 1878 in Radevormwald, died on 23rd February 1976 in Radevormwald, Germany. He started his artistic education in the private art school of P.P. Bernhard in Barmen between 1902-1905. For a short time, he worked as a pattern designer in a wallpaper company. From 1907 until 1911 he studied art in the […]

Wagner Georg


Born in 1875, worked in Berlin as a painter, graphic designer and book illustrator. During the World War One, he was a military painter in Macedonia and France. His book “My War Diary 1914-1918” which was a collection of 81 original watercolors, ink and pencil drawings from Macedonia and France (Dojran, Monastir, Bourlon, Thun, Mariquette…) […]

Vukanović Beta

Beta Vukanović (1872– 1972) St. Jovan Kaneo church, Ohrid, oil on canvas 1926

Born on 18th April 1872 in Bamberg Germany as Babet Bahmeijer, died on 31st October 1972 in Belgrade. She is considered as one of the most important Serbian plain-air impressionist. She started her artistic education in 1890 in the private art school of Carl Mar, and Anton Ažbe in Munich. There she met her future […]

Thielen Herman

Herman Thielen 1867-1930 Turkish bet house in Opaje ink drawing

Born in 1867 in Berlin, died 1930 in Dusseldorf. German painter and etcher. He had several successful exhibitions in 1907 and 1908. He is registered in several German art lexicons (Thieme –Becher, Dressler, 1937 etc.) Thielen visited Macedonia during the First World War, likely as military painter. His ink drawings from the villages of Opaje, […]

Steinhardt Jacob

Jacob Steinhardt (1887–1968) was a painter and woodcut artist, who worked mainly in woodcuts depicting biblical and other Jewish subjects. Born in Zerkow, Germany, he immigrated to Israel during 1933. He studied at the School of Art in Berlin in 1906, then studied painting with Louis Corinth and engraving with Hermann Struck in 1907. From […]