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Gerda Wegener (15 March 1886 – 28 July 1940)

Gerda Wegener (15 March 1886 – 28 July 1940)

    Gerda Wegener is a name that may currently be more recognisable than it has ever been in the years following her death. Thanks to the release of the motion picture The Danish Girl, a fictionalised, semi-biographical account of the journey made by Gerda...

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Mela Koehler (18 November 1885 – 15 December 1960)

Mela Koehler (18 November 1885 – 15 December 1960)

Melanie Leopoldina Koehler-Broman - or Mela Koehler - was a painter, illustrator, printmaker and applied artist who was closely associated with the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops). She was born on 18 November 1885 in Vienna and she resided in the city for the...

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