Johann Baptist Maier, artist name: Hans Ibe was a German commercial artist and painter. Maier initially did an apprenticeship as a baker. He trained himself as a commercial graphic designer under the guidance of Julius Diez. In 1905 he was a prizewinner in a competition for advertising designs for joint advertising by Ludwig Stollwerck and Otto Henkell. Maier designed a number of covers for the magazine Die Dame and the value book calendar in 1922. Maier worked in Munich from 1909 to 1942. He was a member of the second group The Six with Max Eschle, Franz Paul Glass, Otto Ottler, Tommi Parzinger and Valentin Zietara and the New Association of Munich Poster Artists. st Maier designed posters for the Marco Polo Tee, for the Kieler Herbstwoche, for the Fliege Blatter, Sporthaus Schuster Munich, among others. Between 1906 and 1925 he supplied almost 700 drawings for the Meggendorfer-Blätter. Maier signed Johann B. Maier from 1909 to around 1920, then as Hans Ibe. He is represented as a poster artist in the Museum Folkwang in Essen.
A study of German commercial graphics. This bound edition printed in 1927 is an important study of a great era of German graphic design : posters, packaging, advertising, book illustration, programs for theater, sports, etc. Profusely illustrated, mostly with tipped-in color plates of work by Bernhard, Hohlwein, Klinger, Preetorius, Gipkens, Kleukens, Cissarz, Pechstein and many others.
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