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German Art between the two Wars

Louis Christian Hess (Bolzano 1895 - Schwaz 1944)
© Archivi L. C. Hess - All rights reserved

This website is dedicated to the memory of Emma Hess.
From an original idea by the journalist Domenico M. Ardizzone,
it was officially registered on 11 March 2001. The site was designed
and set up by the Web Scientific Consultant Giuseppe Maria Ardizzone,
Boston, Mass. USA. - Since October 2003 the site has been managed by 

Associazione Culturale Christian Hess
- Via dei Giornalisti, 52 - 00135 Roma
- Laubengasse 71 - 39100 Bolzano
  c/o Kuratorium for the Technical and Cultural Heritage  -

- Webmaster
  Mariafelice Reich - Steinfl, Rome
- Structure Planning, DVD & CD-Rom Project, Web Design
  GeA grafica, Rome
- Images
  Venero Dominici &  Archivi L. C. Hess - Internet
- Marketing & Advertising Management
  Prime ACD&M srl, Rome
  Italian-German: Renate Kostner
  German-Italian: Luisa Ardizzone
  Italian-English:  Nicolas Stark

Johann Friedrich Overbeck:
"Italia e Germania"

The Christian Hess Cultural Association wishes to thank all the Institutions, Bodies, Organizations, Libraries, Archives, Art Galleries, Auction Houses, scholars and members of the public that have collaborated in reconstructing the artistic development of the German painter and sculptor Louis Christian Hess (1895-1944) and have made it possible – also through this website – to shed further light on his work.
In particular, we wish to thank: the European Parliament, Goethe Institut Inter Nationes, Tirolerlandes Museum Ferdinandeum Innsbruck, Kunstverein München, Istituti italiani di cultura of Innsbruck and Munich, Accademia tedesca Rome, Casa di Goethe Rome, Istituto Austriaco Rome, Istituto Svizzero di Cultura Rome, Biblioteca Hertziana Rome, Teche Rai-Radiotelevisione Italiana, Regione Lazio, Provincia and Comune of Rome, Regione Trentino Alto Adige, Comune, Provincia and Museo of Bolzano, Museum Rabalderhaus Schwaz, Regione Siciliana, Fondazione Ignazio Mormino Palermo, Comuni of Firenze, Genova, Messina, Milano, Padova, Palermo, Passau, Rome, Torino, Trieste, University of Messina, Azienda Turismo Messina, Provincia Messina and, last but not least, the Italian-German Associations and the Goethe Institut centres that, in the 1970s, lent their support to and assisted in the organization of the itinerant Christian Hess Rediscovery Exhibition from Palermo, through Italy, to Austria and Germany.