Hansfried Defet passed away

The Chief Executive and longtime associate of the da Vinci Künstlerpinselfabrik DEFET GmbH Hansfried Defet died on Thursday, 27th of October. He lived to the age of 90.

Since 1945 he has been managing continuously the internationally renowned brush factory, which can be traced back to the year 1890 and which has been family property since the 1930s. Until his last day he bore responsibility for the highly-modern fabrication, providing new impulses to ensure the constant development of the very efficient production.

Spanning a period of 70 years, he established our family company and shaped it with his extraordinary character, innovative creativity and tireless commitment.

His work and ambition was always dedicated to his family, his company, his staff, the arts and to artists.