Auctions → North German Art and Art and Antiques November 2013 → November 2013 Norddeutsche Kunst → Gretchen Wohlwill: Portrait of a Girl
Chalk drawing, 58 x 48 cm, lo. ri. sign. Wohlwill, min. creases, mounted in Passepartout, unframed. - Painter a. graphic artist, studied at the Ladies painting school of Valeska Röver in Hamburg under E. Eitner a. A. Illies a. in Paris at the Académie Stettler, assistant in the studio of H. Matisse, co-founder of the Hamburg secession, emigrated to Portugal in 1940, returned to Hamburg in 1952, her impressionist style became influenced by P. Cézanne a. H. Matisse during her Paris sojourn, later she turned to New Objectivity a. the Hamburg secession style. - Mus.: Hamburg (Hamburger Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Schleswig (SHLM), Flensburg a. others. - Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Bruhns 'G.W. - eine jüdische Malerin aus Hamburg' m. WVZ (bearb. v. Rosenkranz) a. others.