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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)


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Still Life with Apples--representative work.



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Floral Still Life--
representative work.

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


Roses in a Vase--exhibited in the Rotunda,
Women's Building, 1893 Exposition.



Born in Heidelberg, Margarethe Hormuth-Kallmorgen studied at Carlsruhe under Ferdinand Keller. 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 was known for her floral still life paintings. In 1902 Friedrich Kallmorgen was appointed to the Berlin Academy and the couple moved to Berlin in order. This ended their artistic productivity.




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Maria Countess von Kalckreuth (1857 - 1897)


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



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Christ Raising a Repentant Sinner--exhibited
in the Rotunda, Women'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 )


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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, Women'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 - ? )


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Deep Slumber--representative work.



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Essende Bauerin--
representative work.

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


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Sleeping Beauty--representative work.


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



Johanna Kirsch was a German artist. No other information is available online.




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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, Women'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 Women's Building, 1892 Exposition.



Sabine Lepsius-Graef was a German artist born into an artistic family.  Her father was painter Gustav Graef who gave her art lessons, her brother was an art historian, and  she married artist Reinhold Lepsius.  Like her father, she was known primarily for her portraits.  Her popular salon in Berlin was attended by personalities like Rainer Maria Rilke.




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Sophie Ley (1849 - 1918)


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


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


Peonies and Pansies (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Women'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 )


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Sommerblumen--representative work.


Field Flowers (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Women'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)


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



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Fruchtestillleben 1873--
representative work.


Italian Grapes (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda, Women'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.


At Capri (image unavailable)--exhibited in
the Rotunda,  Women'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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Lost in Thought (or Reverie?)
--exhibited in the Women's
Building, 1893 Exposition.


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Bäuerin in der Stube 1891--
representative work.


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, Women's
Building, 1893 Exposition.


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




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