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Elena Luksch-Makowsky: Two Brothers

Elena Luksch-Makowsky (St. Petersburg 1878 - Hamburg 1967)

Two Brothers

Lot-No. 166 | Proceeds: 1.900,00 €

Oil on canvas on cardboard, 85 x 59 cm. - Russian-German paintress, daughter of the painter C. Makoswky. She studied 1894/95 painting at the St. Petersburg academy under I. Repin a. sculpting under W. A. Beklemischow. In 1900 she created a relief in cooperation with S. Konjekow for the Paris World Fair. With a scholarship she could continue her studies at the painting school of A. Azbe in Munich, where she met M. Werefkin, A. Jawlensky a. her future husband R. Luksch. The couple moved to Vienna, where L.-M. became the first female member of the secession. In 1907 they moved to Hamburg. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, MK&G), Schleswig (SHLM), Wien (Österr. Galerie). - Lit.: Rump, Der Neue Rump, Vollmer, Bown a. others.

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