Delavilla, Franz Karl#
Delavilla, Franz Karl, b. Vienna, Dec. 6, 1884, d. Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Aug. 2, 1967. Graphic artist, illustrator and designer. Studied at the Schools of Arts and Crafts in Vienna, Magdeburg and Hamburg, from 1913 to 1950 taught at various graphic art schools in Frankfurt am Main. Works include wood carvings and illustrations; designed posters and greeting cards for the Wiener Werkstaette; also designed theatre sets.
Work: Tierbilderbuch, 1906 (wood carvings).
Literature#W. J. Schweiger, Wiener Werkstaette, 1982.