GRETE HART

GRETE HART (German, 1885-1971)
„Morgen im kroatischen Bergdorf“, 1910s, oilcolour on board.

Grete Hart was the daughter of the literature critic and publisher Julius Hart.
In 1917 and 1918 she participated at the exhibitions of the Berliner Sezession and in 1930-32 she took part in the
„Gro├če Berliner Kunstausstellung“. Grete Hart was resident of Berlin-Zehlendorf.

What seems to be a free expressionist composition, is actually based on a strict geometric system. Infrared reflectography revealed an underdrawing in form of a grid.

Infrared reflectography shows composition grid