Künstlerverzeichnis - Martel Schwichtenberg

Mother and Child

Martel Schwichtenberg (Hannover 1896 - Sulzburg/Bad. 1945), attr.

Mother and Child | Hammer €

Wood, carved a. stained, 91 x 58,5 cm, on the upper margin inscribed with pencil Martel Schwichtenberg 1923, unframed. - We are grateful to Dr. Margret Schütte, SHLM Schloß Gottorf, for her kind assistance. - German paintress a. graphic artist. S. studied in Düsseldorf, Hagen, Hannover a. Worpswede, where she collaborated with Bernhard Hoetger. S. was member of the Werkbund as well as the Novembergruppe. She exhibited in the Folkwang-Museum Hagen, in the Galerie Flechtheim in Berlin a. in New York. In 1933 she emigrated to South Africa. The artist's estate is kept in the Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloß Gottorf.- Lit.: Vollmer a. others.