Full name: Gertrude Bohnert (-Erni)
Born: April 2, 1908 in Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Died: September 20, 1948 in Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Sport: Art Competitions
Related Olympians: Wife of Hans Erni.
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 (nÃ©e 1946) also became a well-known Swiss painter and graphic artist. Bohnert was killed in 1948 in a riding accident.
|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|
|1948 Summer||40||London||Art Competitions||Switzerland||Final Standings||AC||Castor and Pollux, crystal dish|
|1948 Summer||40||London||Art Competitions||Switzerland||Final Standings||AC||Horses and Men, Six Glasses (Engraved)|