Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Lily Uhlmann Hildebrandt, German, 1887–1979


ca. 1930

Oil on glass

33.3 × 23 cm (13 1/8 × 9 1/16 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
Not on view
20th century

According to the later recollection of KSD, purchased from the artist, 1931


Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 329, no. 333, ill.

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 173, ill.

Mary C. Rathbun and Bartlett H. Hayes, Layman’s Guide to Modern Art: Painting for a Scientific Age (New York: Oxford University Press, 1949).

Hans Hildebrandt, Die Frau als Künstlerin (Berlin: R. Mosse, 1928).

Dr. Buddemann, “Lily Hildebrandt,” Gesellschaft und Leben 10, no. 6 (1926): 18–19.

Dieter Keller, Hinterglasbilder (Lorch, Germany: Lorch/Wurttemberg, 1948).

Günther Pfeiffer, “Hinterglasmalerei im 20 Jahrhundert,” Das Kunstwerk 19 (January 1963): 29–30.

Hölzel und sein Kreis: Der Beitrag Suttgarts zur Malerei des 20. Jahrhunderts, exh. cat. (Stuttgart, Germany: Württembergischer Kunstverein, 1961).

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