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MAMMEN, Jeanne (1896 - 1976), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAMMEN, Jeanne (1896 - 1976), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman

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German, 20th century, female.

Born 1896, in Berlin; died 1976, in Berlin.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman. Portraits, genre scenes, local scenes.

Jeanne Mammen studied in Paris and Brussels before returning to settle in Berlin in 1919. She is known for her satirical images of modern life in the tradition of an Otto Dix or a George Grosz. She worked in the spirit of the 'Neue

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