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Sophie Wencke: In the Moor

Sophie Wencke (Bremerhaven 1874 - Worpswede 1963)

In the Moor

Lot-No. 302 | Proceeds : 1.200,00 €  

Ca. 1910, il/fibre board, 50 x 32 cm, lo. ri. sign. S. Wencke. - German landscape paintress. After studying in Dresden and Berlin under W. Hamacher a. M. Uth she settled in Worpswede in 1898, where she became pupil of O. Modersohn. She had numerous exhibitions together with him, F. Overbeck and H. Vogeler all over Germany. 1916-19 she designed motifs for the Hutschenreuther porcellain factory. he married in 1919 and moved to Hamburg. Despite extensive travels through Germany and Europe her ouevre adheres to Worpswede motifs. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.

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