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WEGENER, Gerda (1885 - 1940), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WEGENER, Gerda (1885 - 1940), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman, illustrator

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Danish, 20th century, female.

Active in France from the beginning of 1912.

Born 15 March 1885 or or, in Copenhagen; died 28 July 1940, in Frederiksberg.

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

[not available online]Gerda Wegener came from a family which had emigrated from France to Denmark in the 18th century; she married the painter Einar Wegener. She studied at the Kunstakademi

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