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Eva Lichtenstein was born in Koenigsberg in 1895 to Justizrat Dr. Max Lichtenstein and his wife Johanna. Her artistic talents were recognized when she was a teenager, and she studied at the Kunstakademie in Koenigsberg under Professor Heinrich Wolff and briefly, in 1915, under Hans Hofmann in Munich. In 1920, she married Leo Freyer and moved to Berlin. The couple emigrated to New York in 1939. Her artistic work focused on portraits of people with different backgrounds, including her family and friends and members of the German working class. She experimented with various media, charcoal and pencil, oil, watercolor, and lithography.
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Lichtenstein, Eva, 1895-1987: Seated woman, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 2004.33.
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