List of Artists → Henriette Hahn-Brinckmann
Danish-German draughswoman, graphic artist a. painter. As academies were still reserved for men H. was given lessons at the Copenhagen 'Tegneskolen for Kvinder' (Women's drawing school) since 1877, among others by K. Zahrtmann. In 1885 she became teacher at that school, since 1887 she also became teacher at the Hamburg Gewerbeschule. Together with P. Behrens a. O. Eckman she was a pioneer of the Japanese woodcut technique in Germany. She also made designs for the Scherrebek tapestry manufacture. In 1901 she married Justus Brinckmann, director of the Hamburg Kunstgewerbemuseum. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, MK&G), Copenhagen, Krefeld a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit, Weilbach a. others.