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"Mädchen mit Reh (aus Liebesgedichte)" or "Girl with Deer (from Love Poetry)", 1922

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0003.00001

Overview

Black and white lithograph on paper. Image is of a woman with her arms around a deer standing in a forested area by a tree with plants in the forground. Title in German is underneath image but illegible. Signed "Hofer" and "No. 25."

Dates

  • 1922

Creator

Physical Description

Vertical black ink on yellowing paper; crease on lower left side.

Biographical / Historical

Carl (or Karl) Hofer was an artist in Berlin when Maria Lowenstein lived there and they likely knew eachother. Hofer was not Jewish but was considered by the Nazi Party a degenerate artist and lost his teaching position.

Extent

From the File: 2 Linear Feet (1 flat box (21 x 25 x 3 inches))

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Materials in this collection were gathered and preserved by Henry Lowenstein's mother Maria Loewenstein. Materials include legal documents and correspondence from the Nazi government of Germany, identification papers issued by the Nazi government, ration books, personal correspondence including letters from family sent through the Red Cross and friends in the Theresienstadt Concntration Camp and Lodz (Lodj) Ghetto, photographs, legal documents and utility receipts used by Maria Loewenstein to prove she was not a Jew, admission and discharge papers from the Wittenauer Sanatorium, Socialist Democratic Party membership cards, and Henry Lowenstein's videographed oral history and an exhibit book containing a brief written history of his family. The collection also contains artwork created by Marie and Henry Lowenstein. The collection ranges from 1848 to 2013.

Custodial History

Donated by Henry Lowenstein.

Physical Description

Vertical black ink on yellowing paper; crease on lower left side.

Dimensions

37 x 30 cm.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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