Makers & Retailers - Oskar Theodor Garvens

Oskar Theodor Garvens

Oskar Theodor Garvens (1874-1951) was a German born sculptor and caricaturist. He was born in Hanover Lower Saxony in the norther half of Germany and was educated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich. Garvens was a supporter of traditional schools of art and was known to have mocked cubism in particular as a modern movement. In 1911, Garvens married Margarete Unger, and they had two children, Klaus and Ursula. Garvens sometimes signed his work with a monogram of a small letter “o” inside a larger capital “G”. He died in Berlin in 1951.