Gerd (also: Gerhard, Gerard) Brüx was born as the son of the shoemaker Josef Brüx and his wife Maria, geb. Noel born. He completed his training in the workshop of the carver Ferdinand Langenberg in Goch and studied at the Royal Art Academy in Munich with Syrius Eberle . From 1902, Brüx had his own studio in Kleve , where Achilles Moortgat , Gerd Matthäi and Alexander Walterfang worked, among others . He was married to Aloisia Feller. His son Walther Brüx grew up in the Klever workshop.
Works by Brüx can be found in the cemetery on Merowingerstrasse in Kleve, where he is also buried.
- Peter Heinrich Thielen's tomb (around 1908) in the Kranenburg cemetery
- Stations of the Cross of the Martinskirche (1909) in Euskirchen
- Organ prospectus with wooden sculptures of St. Cäcilia and King David for the Tibus organ (1913) in St. Dionysius Nieukerk
- High altar with crucifixion group in the Holy Cross Church (1914) in Gladbeck - Butendorf (only the crucifixion group is preserved.)
- Memorial of the First World War (1916) at the fish market in Kleve
- Herz-Jesu pictures in Beuningen (1920) and Oijen (1924) in the Netherlands
- Ralph Eberhard Brachthäuser: The large crucifixion group in the Butendorfer Heilig Kreuz church. In: Our city. Journal for information, advertising, cultural and homeland care , ed. from Verkehrsverein Gladbeck eV, Volume 38 (2011), No. 2 (pp. 41–43).
- books of the Academy of Fine Arts
- The forgotten Klever
- Peter Heinrich Thielen
- The (real) Iron Man of Cleves
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Brüx, Gerhard|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German sculptor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 10, 1875|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Kleve|
|DATE OF DEATH||September 29, 1944|
|Place of death||Wissel|