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Loewenstein, Maria (Marie Lilli Margarete), 1894-1982

 Person

Marie [Maria] Lilli Margarete Bätge, b. Tallinn, m. Herr Steinberg, had one daughter, Karin M. Steinberg; then m. Dr. Max Israel Löwenstein (later Max Israel Loewenstein) in 1925; their son Ernst Heinrich Löwenstein (later Henry Lowenstein) b. July 4, 1925 was sent from Berlin to to England on the Kindertransport in 1939; the rest of the family emigrated to the United States in 1946, where they were joined by their son in 1947. __ __ __Her birth and baptismal certificate : B333.02.0001.0002.00007 (Marie Lilli Margarete Bätge, b. Reval, 1894 am 27 Marz am 1o Uhr morgens) Her certificate of marriage to Max Israel Loewenstein : B333.02.0001.0002.00009 (Marie Lilli Margarete Steinberg, m. 1925) Certificate of Identity : B333.06.0001.0006.00001.00001 (maiden name Marie Betge, b. Reval, Estonia, April 9, 1894) Her International Rescue and Relief Committee ID card, 1946 : B333.06.0001.0006.00008 (Maria Loewenstein) Lowenstein Family Holocaust Exhibit Booklet, 2009 : B333/07-0001.0007.00001 (Maria Loewenstein )

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Box 8, 1944-1946

 File — Box: B333.08.008
Identifier: B333.08.0008
Overview Framed ink wash drawings: "Hiob" and "Elias and the Ravens."
Dates: 1944-1946

"Despair", 1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0007.00002
Scope and Contents Ink wash painting titled "Despair" of a woman sitting on a short stool in front of a Fanklin stove with the door open and a pot on top. Sitting on the floor is an empty basket. Behind the woman is a window and a shelf with a candle and two canisters. Ink wash is done on an old roll of unused wallpaper as stated by the artist in a 1971 Rocky Mountain News Article. See B333.08.0001.0001.00004.
Dates: 1945

"Elias und die Raben" or Elias and the Ravens, 1946

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0008.00002
Scope and Contents Printed copy of an ink wash painting titled "Elias und die Raben" by the artist; "Elias und die Raben" is "Elias and the Ravens" in German. The painting is of an old man on his knees with the mountains in the background and six birds flying overhead.
Dates: 1946

"Elias und die Raben" or Elias and the Ravens, 1946

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0008.00003
Scope and Contents Ink wash painting titled "Elias und die Raben" by the artist; "Elias und die Raben" is "Elias and the Ravens" in German. The painting is of an old man on his knees with the mountains in the background and six birds flying overhead.
Dates: 1946

"Entranced", 1964

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0004.00001
Scope and Contents Box contains one acrylic painting by Maria Lowenstein, done while she was living in Denver. Painting is of six figures, all with head coverings, grouped together. Three figures on the top appear female while the two figures on the lower left appear male. On the center right is a figure whose face is covered by their hands. Artist signature "Maria" in bottom left corner. The work is done is a cubist style using mostly shades of blue with some red and cream colored accents and black outlines. The...
Dates: 1964

"Hiob" or Job, 1944

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0007.00001
Scope and Contents Ink wash painting titled "Hiob" by the artist; "Hiob" is Job in German. The painting is of an old man on his knees in the desert.
Dates: 1944

"Hiob" or Job, 1944

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0008.00001
Scope and Contents Printed copy of an ink wash painting titled "Hiob" by the artist; "Hiob" is Job in German. The painting is of an old man on his knees in the desert.
Dates: 1944

Lowenstein Art Showing, 1971 May 3

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Identifier: B333.08.0008.0001.00004
Overview Two newspaper articles about Maria Lowenstein's one woman show in 1971 at the Gallery of the United Bank of Denver Lobby. The Rocky Mountain News article features a picture of Maria standing with one of her paintings and another image of a painting below. Articles both give very brief biographical infomation and mention her cureent work is all done in acrylic and focues on her recent travels. the articles are mounted on a piece of cardboard.
Dates: 1971 May 3

Mother and Child, circa 1960

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0003.00007
Overview Oil painting on masonite board of a woman and child, possibly Madonna and Child. Woman with head scarf and long full robes sits on a wooden bench by an window holding a wrapped child in her arms. She looks down at the child's face with rays of light shinging through the window on the two; an indication it may be the Madonna and Child. Painting is done is an expressionist style using brown, blue, green and yellow tones.
Dates: circa 1960