Woman in a Café: Lotte Fischler by Lotte Laserstein

Oil on hardboard panel, 1939

Woman in a Café: Lotte Fischler

Art work details

Original Title :
Frau Im Cafe
Year of production :
1939
Artist:
Lotte Laserstein
Medium :
Oil painting
Materials:
Board
Dimensions :
height: 81.5 cms; width: 53,5 cms
Credit Line :
Purchased from Kunstauktionen Hugo Ruef with assistance from the City of Leicester Museums Trust, the Art Fund and the ACE/V&A Purchase Grant Fund
Tags:
Laserstein

By 1939 Lotte Laserstein had been living in Sweden for two years. An émigré German lawyer, Josef Fischler had helped Laserstein with her exit visa from Germany, and this portrait of Josef’s wife Lotte was painted by way of thanks for the couple’s continuing support and friendship towards the artist.

The City of Leicester Museums TrustV & A Purchase Grant Fund

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