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Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler Im blauen Kittel - Selbstporträt IV 1929

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Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler Im blauen Kittel - Selbstporträt IV 1929

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Deutsch: Im blauen Kittel - Selbstporträt IV. Aquarell, 1929. Rechts unten monogrammiert und datiert. Verso signiert, betitelt und bezeichnet. Auf chamoisfarbenem Velin. 58 x 46 cm

Elfriede Lohse-Wächtler (1899–1940) was a German painter of the avant-garde whose works were banned as "degenerate art", and in some cases destroyed, in Nazi Germany. She became mentally ill and was murdered in a former psychiatric institution at Sonnenstein castle in Pirna under Action T4, a forced euthanasia program of Nazi Germany. Since 2000, a memorial center for the T4 program in the house commemorates her life and work in a permanent exhibition.

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