Ben Uri collection

Federn

Artist information

Name Dodo (1907-1998)

Other name Dörte Bürgner

Born Berlin, Germany

Died London, England

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After studying design at the Reimann Schule from 1923–26, Dodo worked as a fashion illustrator in Berlin, later contributing illustrations to the satirical magazine ULK. She immigrated to England in 1936, followed in 1938 by her husband and their two children. She supported herself with commissions including designs for fashion, chocolates and greeting cards and illustrating children’s books as ‘Dodo Adler’.

Object Details

Date c. 1926

Object type painting

Medium watercolour on paper

Materials and techniques watercolour (medium) paper (support)

Unframed 46.5 x 32 cm

Acquisition presented by the Dodo Estate, Athens

Accession number 2012-38

Display status not on display

Keywords

painting

Selected exhibition history

2018 Finchleystrasse: German artists in exile in Great Britain and beyond 1933-45


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