Gertrud Schwabe 1886–1980

1930s portrait of a lady
Oil on board
47.5 x 32.5cm
[tab:biography] Gertrud Schwabe 1886–1980
Born in the German suburb of the Swiss city of Basel (bordering Germany and France) Gertrud Schwabe is best known for her portrait and landscape works, some of which are in public ownership, and was president of the Society of Swiss Painters, Sculptors & Artists, which she founded in 1917.