Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill

1882 Vienna - 1961 Vienna

Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill was born in Vienna in 1882. He attended the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna and studied under Koloman Moser, Alfred Roller and Josef Hoffmann. Wimmer-Wisgrill himself became a teacher at the school later on. He stayed in the US from 1923 to 1925, where he worked as a teacher at the Art Institute in Chicago. He was also active in the Wiener Werkstätte. Wimmer-Wisgrill was a furniture and a fashion designer as well as a graphic artist. He died in Vienna in 1961.