Hankar, Paul

Hankar, Paul

(1859–1901)
Belgian architect who became one of the proponents of Art Nouveau, as shown in his designs for the Hotel Hankar (1893) and the Hotel Ciamberlani, both in Brussels, Belgium. He was influenced by Japanese art, and his work in turn influenced Otto Wagner.
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An extraordinary generation of architects--including Victor Horta, Paul Hankar, Paul Saintenoy, and Gustave Strauven--built hundreds of houses, department stores, and public buildings in the style.