Lot 506. Helen DAHM (1878-1968)

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Auction date: 26.06.2020   13:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 506 | Helen DAHM (1878-1968)
Helen DAHM (1878-1968)
Winter night with deer in the snow
Very large lithograph, 26-53, signed
44 x 51 cm

Helen Dahm: A Painter. Born on 21.5.1878 in Egelshofen, died on 24.5.1968 in Mdnnedorf. After the bankruptcy of the vdterlichen textile company move 1897 to Zörich. In 1906, a break with the family and moving to monks; teaching at the Academy of art for women with Robert Engels (1866-1926) and Julius Exter (1863-1939), as well as at the art school for graphic techniques at Moritz Heymann (1870-1937). Encounter with the works of the könstler group The blue rider. 1913 Röckkehr to Zörich in the company of the Berlin-based art historian and painter Else Strantz; 1919 common Öbersiedlung to Oetwil am see, concentration on the painting. After the separation of Else Strantz (1932) existential crisis. 1938 Auflvsung of the budget and break-in with a group of women in the Ashram of Shri Meher Baba (1894-1969) in Meherabad, India. Disease and 1939 Röckkehr to Oetwil. 1953 retrospective at the helmet house Zörich and awaited breakthrough; in 1954, Helen Dahm is the first woman to receive the prize for visual arts of the city of Zörich.

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