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German Women Painters:

1893 Chicago World's Fair and Exposition


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This Page:
Margarethe Hormuth-Kallmorgen
Maria Kalckreuth
Marie von Keudell
Johanna Kirsch
Hildegard Lehnert
Sabine Lepsius-Graef
Sophie Ley
Emmy Lischke
Clara Lobedan
Margarethe Loewe-Bethe
Maria Lübbes
Auguste Ludwig



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Margarethe Hormuth-Kallmorgen (1857 - 1916)

(Alternate spellings: Hermuth; Kollmorgen)



Grosses Blumenstilleben--
--representative work.



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Still Life with Apples
--representative work.





Roses [title unknown]
--unclear if this is the
Roses in a Vase exhibited
in the Rotunda, Woman's
Building, 1893 Exposition.

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China Asters--
exhibited in the Fine Arts
Palace, 1893 Exposition.



Born in Heidelberg, Margarethe Hormuth-Kallmorgen took private lessons in Karlsruhe from the history painter Ferdinand Keller because women were not admitted into the Academy. She and her painter-husband Friedrich Kallmorgen (a fellow student) were "first generation" members of the Karlsruher Art Colony founded in the 1890s in Grötzingen by her husband and their artist friends. Hormuth-Kallmorgen taught floral and still life painting at the Malerinnenschule Karlsruhe during those same years. In 1902 Friedrich Kallmorgen was appointed to the Berlin Academy.  She continued to take part in exhibitions at the Berlin Academy and at Glaspalast in Munich.




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Maria Countess von Kalckreuth (1857 - 1897)



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Portrait of Princess Maria
Theresia von Hohenzollern
with her Child
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representative work.

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Christ Raising a Repentant
Sinner
--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Woman's
Building, 1893 Exposition.



Maria Countess of Kalckreuth was born in Düsseldorf. She studied art with her artist father, Stanislaus von Kalckreuth, in Weimar and later in Munich with Zimmermann and Liezen-Jayer. She won a medal at the 1893 Exposition.  Her exhibited work "Christ Raising a Repentant Sinner" was later purchased for the Protestant Chapel at Dachau.  She was known mainly for her portraits of aristocrats.  Her brother Leopold Count von Kalckreuth was also a painter.




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Marie von Keudell ( 1838 - 1918 )


Fjord Landscape--representative work.



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Deep Slumber--representative work.



Landscape--this may be the same painting
as the one listed in the Exposition records
either as Bluemli's Alp or as Alp Scene,
Switzerland
which was exhibited in the
Rotunda, Woman's Building, 1893 Exposition.



Berlin artist Marie von Keudell was born in Lannicken. After studying in Berlin under Pape, Otto von Kameke, and Dressier, she traveled and painted in England, Italy, and Switzerland.




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Johanna Kirsch ( 1856 - 1907 )


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Deep Slumber--representative work.




Essende Bauerin--
representative work.

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Sächsische Spitzenklöpplerin
in der Stube vor einem
Klöppelkissen
1859--
representative work.



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Scenes from Sleeping Beauty--representative work.



Portrait of a Woman [title unknown]
--representative work



Madonna's Feast Day (image unavailable)--exhibited
in the Rotunda, Woman's Building, 1892 Exposition.



Johanna Kirsch was born in Chemnitz, Germany and studied art at the Berlin Academy from 1883-1892.  She exhibited her portraits and genre scenes in Berlin where she lived for many years and in Munich where she lived in her later years, and also in Vienna and Chicago.




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Hildegard Lehnert (1857 - 1943)


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Kuchenstillleben mit Zwiebeln und
Zitronen
--representative work.


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Stilleben mit Hasen--
representative work.

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Still Life with Hortensia--
representative work.


Flowers (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Woman's Building, 1892 Exposition.



Hildegard Lehnert was born in Berlin where she studied art at the Academy of Arts under artists Emma Lobedan and Carl Gussow and in Paris under Edmond Yon. She was the director of an art school in Berlin from 1909 to 1922.




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Sabine Lepsius-Graef (1864 - 1942)


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Self-Portrait--representative work.


Portrait of Frau von Helmholtz (image unavailable)--
exhibited in the Woman's Building, 1892 Exposition.



Sabine Lepsius-Graef was born in Berlin to an artistic family. Her parents, Gustav and Franziska Graef, were both painters, her brother was an art historian, and  she married artist Reinhold Lepsius.  Like her father who was probably her first teacher, she was known primarily for her portraits. In 1884-86 she attended the Berliner Schülerinnen-Atelier of Carl Gussow.  She spent two years in Italy where she lived and worked in the house of the Roman artist Mengarini, followed by a year in Paris at the Académie Julian with Lefèbre and Constant.  She became a member of the Berlin Secession in 1898, and she ran a popular salon for scientists, writers, and artists like Rainer Maria Rilke. She also had a women's painting studio.



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Sophie Ley (1849 - 1918)


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Blick über den Untersee mit hoch beladenem Kahn
zur Morgenzeit
--representative work.


 

Flowers 1892--exhibited in the
Woman's Building, 1893 Exposition.



 

Peonies and Pansies (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Woman's Building, 1892 Exposition.



German artist Sophie Ley was born at Bodmann am Bodensee and studied in Stuttgart and with Gude and Bracht in Karlsruhe where she become a member of the Künstlerbund. She was known for her still life flowers and wall decorations.



Am Enerzierplatz




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Emmy Lischke ( 1860 - 1919 )




Birken Moor Moos 1891
--representative work.



Ausfahrt--
representative work.



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Sommerblumen--representative work.


Field Flowers (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Woman's Building, 1892 Exposition.



German artist Emmy Lischke and her three siblings were born in Westphalia, Germany to Karl Emil Lischke, the Lord Mayor of the city of Elberfeld, and his wife Alwine Lischke.  No other information is available online.




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Clara (Augusta Amalie Emma) Lobedan (1840 - 1918)


Flowers [title unknown]--
representative work




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Still Life with Lilies in a Jar--
representative work.




Fruchtestillleben 1873--
representative work.



Italian Grapes (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Woman's Building, 1892 Exposition.



Clara Lobedan was born in Naumburg/Saale and studied flower and still life painting with Grönland and Gussow in Berlin. Evidently she established an art school for women.




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Margarethe Loewe-Bethe (1859 - 1932)


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Girl with Apples 1884--
representative work.


Arcadian Landscape with Cupids Bathing
in a Marble Tub
1894--representative work.



At Capri (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda,  Woman's Building, 1893 Exposition.



Margarethe Loewe was a German artist married to the scholar Erich Bethe who taught at several universities, including the University of Leipzig. No other information is available online.


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Maria Lübbes (1847 - 1939)

(Alternate spelling: Luebbes)


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Mädchen mit Haube--
representative work.

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Bäuerin in der Stube 1891--
representative work.


Portrait of a Man--
representative work.




Woman Plucking a Chicken--
representative work.

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Lost in Thought (or Reverie?)
--exhibited in the Woman's
Building, 1893 Exposition.



Daughter of a well-known notary, Maria Lübbes was born in Hamburg and studied art in Düsseldorf with Wilhelm Sohn and in München with Christian Roth, Ludwig von Herterich, Wilhelm Dürr Younger, and the sculptor Christoph Roth. She lived in Munich for the rest of her life, exhibiting regularly over the years. No other information is available online.




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Auguste Ludwig (1834 - 1901)


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La Toilette--
representative work.

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Kinder spielen mit Katzen in
einer Küche
--possibly
the same as Cat's Friend
which was exhibited in
the Rotunda, Woman's
Building, 1893 Exposition.


Auguste Ludwig was a German artist.  No other information is available online.




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