Lot 90. Ilse Twardowsky-Conrat (1888 Vienna - 1942 München), 1902 . Woman bust with book (self-portrait ?)

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Auction date:04.07.2018   16:00
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Lot 90Ilse Twardowsky-Conrat (1888 Vienna - 1942 München), 1902 . Woman bust with book (self-portrait ?)
Bronze, brown patina. In a wooden base. Woman bust hunched over a closed book. With the right Hand she is holding includes the book, her chin supported by the left Hand. On the right side I. Conrat, 1902 signed. H. 44 cm. L. 64 cm. Ilse Twardowsky-Conrat enjoyed their training with well-known artists in Brussels. Her role model was, among others, Auguste Rodin. She learned a great recognition in various exhibitions of the Vienna Secession in the years 1902-1905, and took part in 1901 at the Great art exhibition in Munich. In 1910, she was appointed Vice-President of the newly founded Association "visual artists of Austria". She married in 1910, Ernst von Twardowsky and goes with him to Munich, where she lives a rather withdrawn. After moving Ilse Twardowsky-Conrat their training enjoyed at well-known artists in Brussels. Her role model was, among others, Auguste Rodin. She learned a great recognition in various exhibitions of the Vienna Secession in the years 1902-1905, and took part in 1901 at the Great art exhibition in Munich. In 1910, she was appointed Vice-President of the newly founded Association "visual artists of Austria". She married in 1910, Ernst von Twardowsky and goes with him to Munich, where she lives a rather withdrawn. After moving in 1917, she also works in porcelain manufactory Allach, near Munich. Since she was of the Jewish faith, threatening her with 1942, the Deportation, and then commits suicide. Ilse Tardowsky-Conrat portrayed at the beginning of the 20th century. Century. numerous personalities of the Viennese bourgeoisie. The Munich city archives preserves the estate of the artist, including numerous photos of the portrayed. Here you will find comparable Portraits, might have used as a template for this Bronze served, also comparable to the view of Lotte Bing.

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