About the artist:
* 27.01.1880 Rothenburg/Mähren
+ 02.05.1962 Gmunden
Student inter alia at Metzner and Moser at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna. For the Wiener Werkstätte, she created the facade sculptures and wooden figures of the Palais Stoclet. Participation at the Kunstschau 1908. Emilie Simandl married Franz Schleiß, together they founded in 1909 the “Artistic Atelier Franz and Emilie Schleiß”. With the participation of many artists, who worked there in the summer months, Emilie Schleiß-Simandl created numerous ceramics, since 1912 pottery for the “Vereinigte Wiener und Gmundner Keramik”. Mainly numerous traditional figures (Gold Hood crinoline, etc.) came into being, but also other figural models. In 1933 she took part in the exhibition “The beautiful” wall” at the Austrian Museum with her ceramic tile “Mother”, “the bathing” (original ceramic) and a head of a Madonna with child.
(Source Biography: “Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932”, Gabriele Fahr-Becker, Taschen-Verlag)
- Künstler/in: Emilie Schleiß-Simandl
- Entstehung: about 1910 - 1920
- Angebotsstatus: AVAILABLE