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Alma del Banco (Hamburg 1863 - Hamburg 1943) - By the Kiel Fjord


By the Kiel Fjord

Lot-Nr. 159 | Alma del Banco (Hamburg 1863 - Hamburg 1943)


By the Kiel Fjord | Result 3.000 €

Around 1911, oil on canvas, 69 x 80 cm. - Cat. rais. Weimar G2002/7. - One of the most eminent painters a. graphic artists of the Hamburg avantgarde. 1895-97 she was pupil of E. Eitner a. A. Illies at Valeska Röver's art school in Hamburg, thereafter she studied in Paris under F. Léger a. J. Simon. She was co-founder of the Hamburg secession, member of the Hamburgische Künstlerschaft a. of the Deutscher Künstlerbund. Among her friends were K. Kluth, E. Hartmann, W. Grimm, G. Wohlwill, F. Ahlers-Hestermann a. A. Povorina. Between WW I a. II she travelled widely through South Europe, in 1937 13 of her works from the Hamburg Kunsthalle were seized as 'degenerate' by the Nazis. Getting the information that she was to be deported in a concentration camp she committed suicide.

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