Luisa Max-Ehrlerová - Telegram
At the end of the 19th century, it was still quite rare to see the artwork of female painters at exhibitions in Prague. Acquiring an official education was the main problem of women as well as pursuing their career afterwards. Louisa Ehrlerová lived in Prague from 1864; later she married the painter Heinrich Max which made her the sister-in-law of the famous painter Gabriel Max. She was affected by the art of the brothers; the same figures are found in her paintings: female saints, Madonnas, and women in tense life situations as visible in Telegram purchased at the exhibition of Krasoumná jednota (Fine Arts Union) in the Rudolfinum in 1895.
measurements: height 97 cm
width 92 cm
material: canvas
technique: oil
inventory number: O 745
gallery collection: Collection of 19th Century Art and Classical Modernism