Bernhard Pankok (1872-1943)


Spring Acclamation. A Fairy Tale.
From the Jugend Magazine, 1898


Self-Portrait, 1898

Bernhard Pankok (1872-1943) German designer, architect, 
sculptor and painter. He was the son of a cabinetmaker and studied painting 
at the Staatliche Kunstakademie in D?sseldorf (1889-91) and in Berlin (1891-92) 
before settling in Munich in 1892. Working as a portrait painter and graphic designer,
 he contributed illustrations to a number of periodicals including 'Pan' (from 1895) and 
'Jugend' (from 1896). Bruno Paul, Pankok produced designs in a variety of media, 
although his designs for furniture are probably his most original. His early furniture 
designs are characterized by a certain heaviness and 'organic' look


Emil Orlik: 'Portrait of Bernhard Pankok', 1898


Church, from 'Pan', 1895

Illustration from 'Jugend Magazine', 1897
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Portrait of a Woman, 1915
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Armchair,  mahogany and upholstery, 1898
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Art Nouveau etagere, ca. 1900
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Portrait of a Girl, 1916
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Exlibris Dr. Hermann Ehrenberg
Bookplate etching, 1916
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Illustration from
'Jugend Magazine': 'Der Baum des Lebens', 1896
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