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Reading II – Sketch from a Folder, Louise Marie Koning-Loeber, 1926 - 1930

brush, h 240mm × w 309mm × d 48mm More details
© erven Lou Loeber

A reading figure bent over an open book was a favourite subject of the well-read Loeber. Texts by artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Albert Gleizes had opened up a world of possibilities for her. That she also designed bookmarkers with this motif suggests that she promoted private study. In addition, educating the working man was an important socialist ideal.