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Gertraud Stemmler

Full name: Gertraud Emilie Julie Stemmler (Musculus-, -Koref)
Gender: Female
Born: November 4, 1889 in Aschaffenburg, Bayern, Germany
Died: April 29, 1972 in Aarau, Aargau, Switzerland
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

German Gertraud Stemmler was an expressionist painter who had studied at the Academy in Stuttgart. She was first married to the Stuttgart painter Hermann Stemmler who was killed in action in 1918. After his death she married Jewish chemist Fritz Koref and moved to Berlin. In 1935 Stemmler was banned from work by the Nazis, and in 1944 she was declared undesirable by the German Reich nationality.

In 1939 the couple moved to Paris, leaving behind all of her work, which was then completely destroyed in 1942 in a bombing raid. In France Stemmler was interned in a camp for 15 months. In 1942 the couple immigrated to Switzerland and received Swiss citizenship in 1947. She was a close friend of [Willi Baumeister] and his later wife Margarete Oehm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 38 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Germany GER AC
1928 Summer 38 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Germany GER AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 38 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Wettfahrt um die Boye
1928 Summer 38 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Pêcheur
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