Eva Hausdorf Friedeberg

Was a German artist who worked in Germany, the Dominican Republic and the United States. He produced works in oils, watercolors, pastels and charcoal, as well as engravings. Subjects included landscapes, still life, portraits, cityscapes and many genre scenes. Was born in Breslau, Germany, now Wroclaw, Poland in 1894. He studied art in Berlin and continued his training in Holland. Afterwards, he returned to Berlin to work as an art teacher. Later he moved to Hamburg, where he founded a painting academy that he directed for 20 years. Of Jewish descent, went into exile in the Dominican Republic in 1939 due to Nazi persecution of Jews in Germany.

After arriving in the Dominican Republic, he started a private art school in Santo Domingo. He had his first solo exhibition in the Dominican Republic in 1939, and participated in numerous exhibitions and Biennial art shows over the next few years. He became a professor at the National School of Fine Arts when it opened in 1942. His students included notable Dominican artists like Gilberto Hernandez Ortega, Clara Ledesma, Eligio Pichardo and Ada Balcácer. His paintings evolved in the Dominican Republic to incorporate a tropical palette of vivid blues, greens and yellows, as well as scenes of rural daily life.

In 1948, he moved to New York where his art changed once again to reflect his new surroundings. His palette softened and his range of subjects expanded to include cityscapes and sidewalk scenes. He participated in numerous exhibitions in Europe, the Dominican Republic and the United States. A retrospective of his work was held in the Bellapart Museum in Santo Domingo in 2005. He died in New York in 1959.

En español

Artista alemán que trabajó en Alemania, República Dominicana y los Estados Unidos. Realizó trabajos en oleos, acuarelas, pasteles y carbón, así como grabados. Temas incluyen paisajes, bodegones, retratos, paisajes urbanos y escenas de género. El nació en Breslau, Alemania, ahora Wroclaw, Polonia en 1894. Estudió arte en Berlin y continuó su formación en Holanda. Luego se dirigió a Berlin para trabajar como profesor de arte. Más tarde se trasladó a Hamburgo donde fundó una Academia de pintura que dirigió durante 20 años. De ascendencia judía, salió al exilio a la República Dominicana en 1939 debido a la persecución Nazi de los judíos en Alemania.

Después de llegar a la República Dominicana comenzó una escuela privada de arte en Santo Domingo. Tuvo su primera exposición individual en la República Dominicana en 1939 y participó en numerosas exposiciones y muestras de Bienal de arte en los próximos años. Se convirtió en profesor en la Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes cuando se inauguró en 1942. Sus estudiantes incluyen a notables artistas dominicanos como Gilberto Hernández Ortega, Eligio Pichardo y Clara Ledesma, Ada Balcácer. Sus pinturas evolucionaron en la República Dominicana para incorporar una paleta tropical de vivos azules, verdes y amarillos, así como escenas de la vida cotidiana rural.

En 1948, se trasladó a Nueva York, donde su arte cambió una vez más para reflejar su nuevo entorno. Suavizó su paleta y su gama de temas se amplió para incluir escenas de paisajes urbanos. Participó en numerosas exposiciones en Europa, la República Dominicana y los Estados Unidos. En Santo Domingo se realizó una retrospectiva de su obra en el Museo Bellapart en 2005. Murió en Nueva York en 1959.

Botella - Bottle Excellent still life watercolor on paper by the daughter of George Hausdorf. Paper dimension is 10 by 13 inches. Signed...

Botella - Bottle

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Pernot - Wine Excellent still life watercolor on paper with a bottle of Pernot, with an ashtray and cigarettes by the daughter of...

Pernot - Wine

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Espejuelos - Glasses Still life watercolor on paper with a potted plant, oranges and glasses by the daughter of George Hausdorf. The paper...

Espejuelos - Glasses

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Florero - Vase Still life watercolor on paper of a potted plant, ashtray and book by the daughter of George Hausdorf. Paper dimension...

Florero - Vase

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Tetera - Teapot Still life watercolor on paper with a coffee or tea set on a table by the daughter of George Hausdorf. Paper dimension...

Tetera - Teapot

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Paisaje - Scenery Excellent watercolor on paper with a Dominican Republic rural landscape by the daughter of George Hausdorf. Paper...

Paisaje - Scenery

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Planta - Plant Still life watercolor on paper with a potted plant, ashtray and a water dispenser by the daughter of George Hausdorf....

Planta - Plant

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