Tietze Alexander , , 1864-1927 /  ,   - Breslau

Alexander Tietze, around 1885

Alexander Tietze (1864-1927)

Born in Liebenau (today's Lubrza) Tietze came to Breslau to study medicine. In 1887 he became a surgeon and started working in the Surgical Clinic of Breslau alongside the famous Jan Mikulicz-Radecki. In 1894 he took the position of the director of the All Saints Hospital. In the year of his death a high-rated textbook of surgery which he authored was published. In 1914-1920 Tietze was a member of Breslau's City Council.

Description of the collection:

In Tietze's collection one could admire the works of Fritz and Erich Erler, who were also valued by the Neissers. He owned paintings by Richard Pfeiffer and a local female artist Gertrud Staats. His collection included also a bronze figure of a blacksmith by Georges Bareau.

Categories of works of art in this collection: Painting (1)

Julius Brann, Breslauer Kunstbesitz, „Schlesien” 5 (1911), p. 466-472

Vierte Ausstellung von Werken moderner Meister aus Breslauer Privatbesitz vom 17. April bis 14. Mai, Schlesisches Museum der bildenden Künste, Breslau 1911

Waldemar Kozuschek, Jan Mikulicz-Radecki, 1850-1905: współtwórca nowoczesnej chirurgii, Wrocław 2005

Localization: Breslau (Wrocław) - Schweidnitzer Stadtgraben 23 (today's ul. Podwale)
Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 09 / 12 / 2009
Project co-financed by Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under Government Project – Civic Benefit Fund.
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