Auctions → North German Art and Art and Antiques February 2011 → Februar 2011 Norddeutsche Kunst → Sophie Wencke: Clouds
Oil/masonite,45 x 68 cm, sign. lo. ri. S. Wencke. - Landscape painter, after studying in Dresden a. Berlin under W. Hamacher a. M. Uth she settled in Worpswede in 1898, where she became pupil of O. Modersohn, numerous exhibitions together with him, F. Overbeck a. H. Vogeler all over Germany, 1916-19 she designed motifs for the Hutschenreuther porcellain factory, she married in 1919 a. moved to Hamburg, despite extensive travels through Germany a. Europe her ouevre adheres to Worpswede motifs. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker.