Dagobert Peche

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Dagobert Peche (3 April 1887, Sankt Michael/Lungau, Land Salzburg – 16 April 1923, Modling) was an Austrian artist and metalworker designer.[1]


He joined the Wiener Werkstatte in 1915 and exhibited at Deutscher Werkbund Exhibition in Cologne[2] and then became a co-director thereof in 1916.[3] Whilst there in the early 1920s he introduced a 'spiky baroque' style inspired by folk-art, and using flowers, animals and human figures as decorative motifs.[2]


  1. ^ Dagobert Peche | People | Collection of Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
  2. ^ a b Anscombe, Isabelle (1999) [1991]. Arts and Crafts Style. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 0-714-83469-6. 
  3. ^ Art Nouveau. Hoo: Grange Books. ISBN 978-1-84013-790-3. 

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