Schale mit Glasur Morpho Helena, um 1967
||Jan Bontjes van Beek|
He was borne 1899 in Vejle and passed away in Berlin in 1969.
After a potter apprenticeship and studies of glaze
engineering, he founded the Fischerhude Kunstkeramik in 1925.
His first exhibition was in Munich in 1926.
In 1932 he moved to
In 1947 he became professor of art in Berlin, same 1960 in Hamburg.
In 1963 he
got the Hamburg Culture Award,
and the Berlin Art Award in 1965.