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Marianne Pisko Hausmann Pen and Ink Drawing

 Collection
Identifier: B198

Marianne Pisko Hausmann (1880-1969) was born in Vienna, Austria and studied at the Academy of the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry in Vienna. She moved to Denver in 1939 to join her daughter Margaret Grieg, an ophthamologist who had settled in Denver in 1938. Marianne was the niece of Denver Jewish pioneer Edward Pisko, who was elected a Colorado Territorial Representative in 1875. Her aunt by marriage, Seraphine Pisko, served as the executive director of National Jewish Hospital from 1911 to 1938. Marianne Hausmann became a local Jewish artist of note, exhibiting at the Denver Art Museum in the 1940s among other venues. The collection consists of one pen and ink drawing.

Dates

  • circa 1910-1918

Creator

Extent

1.0 Linear Feet (1 container) : Flat box ; 17 x 13 x 3 inches