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Gertrude Bohnert

Full name: Gertrude Bohnert (-Erni)
Gender: Female
Born: April 2, 1908 in Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Died: September 20, 1948 in Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Art Competitions

Related Olympians: Wife of Hans Erni.

Biography

Gertrude Bohnert married her colleague [Hans Erni]. In the late 1920s, she studied at the School of Arts and Crafts in Luzern and the Academy Julian in Paris. She also made several study trips throughout Europe. She started as a porcelain painter, but was best known as a glass and crystal engraver. Her objects were mainly decorative animal and plant patterns. Later, she also produced glass sculptures. Their daughter Simone Erni (née 1946) also became a well-known Swiss painter and graphic artist. Bohnert was killed in 1948 in a riding accident.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 40 London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Applied Arts Switzerland SUI AC
1948 Summer 40 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Switzerland SUI AC

Mixed Painting, Applied Arts

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 40 London Art Competitions Switzerland Final Standings AC Castor and Pollux, crystal dish

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 40 London Art Competitions Switzerland Final Standings AC Horses and Men, Six Glasses (Engraved)
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