Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler 

Death and Sinner

1918

watercolor over lithograph

 

Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler,  (Dresden 1899 - 1940 Pirna-Sonnenstein)

Tod und Sünderin [Death and Sinner

1918


lithograph, watercolored and partially heightened with gold paint, on wafer-thin Japan paper, adhesively mounted in places on backing cardboard, framed


18,8 x 13,4 cm (framed 36 x 29,5 cm)


monogrammed in the stone


Framed in a passe-partout behind museum glass in a high-quality frame with a silver-plated sight strip.


Catalogue raisonne: VMS Weinstock ELW014


Condition: Inconspicuously wavy. Sheet cut close to the borderline. Two tiny thumbtack holes from the work process in the lower corners.



References:


Daniela Weinstock, Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler (1899–1940). Geschätzt – geächtet – verfolgt. Mit einem Katalog ihrer Werke, Band 2 (Werkkatalog) (Wiesbaden, 2019) (PhD diss., Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz), cat. no. ELW014, pg. 22.


Georg Reinhardt, ed., Im Malstrom des Lebens versunken. Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler 1899–1940. Leben und Werk (Cologne: Wienand Verlag, 1996), pg. 150.



Discussion:


With such lithographs, Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler earned her living from 1918 onwards.  Daniela Weinstock, Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler at pg. 22.

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