Rare & Important Original Watercolor Painting GERDA WEGENER c. Rare & Important Original Watercolor Painting GERDA WEGENER, circa 1935. We feature a growing selection of Oriental, Chinese and Ethnic antiques. FREE PICK-UP IN THE CHICAGOLAND AREA.
Up for your consideration is a watercolor by artist Gerda Wegener. The lesbian erotic imagery is typical for the artist, who was both well-known and controversial in her time - for both her subject matter and her marriage to Lili Elbe. Their interesting marriage was documented In the movie "The Danish Girl (2015), " where Alicea Vikander won the Academy award for her portrayal of Wegener.This drawing has been inked in pen and watercolor over a pencil drawing. Both women are wearing fantastic costumes; one woman sprouts wings and the other wears a masculine jacket with an extravagant ruff and holds a lute.
The flat, bright color suggests that this may have been an image that would have eventually been turned into a print. This piece is signed in a unique way, with a pair of dark sunglasses at the bottom. She used this mark rather than sign her name (for obvious reasons). The watercolor image measures 7" in width and 7" in height, and the frame measures 12.25" in width, 12" in height, and 1.3 deep.
The watercolor is in excellent condition and was put into an acrylic frame by Kulicke Frames, Inc. The frame has some scratching and light wear but has protected the drawing nicely. Information about the Arti st. Gerda Wegener was a Danish fashion illustrator and painter of lesbian erotica in the 1930s. She was married to Lili Elbe, one of the first-ever documented recipients of sex reassignment surgery.Born in Hammelev, Denmark in 1886, Gerda grew up in Hobro and moved to Copenhagen as a teenager to pursue her artistic interests at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. She worked as a successful fashion illustrator for magazines such as. And also painted erotic imagery of women.
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