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Dora Brandenburg-Polster (born August 9, 1884 in Magdeburg , † March 18, 1958 in Böbing ) was a German illustrator , painter and graphic artist .


Dora Polster first attended the drawing school in Eisenach and studied from 1902 to 1907 at the teaching and experimental studio for applied and fine arts with Wilhelm von Debschitz in Munich . Afterwards she was employed as an employee at Debschitz and worked in all areas of applied arts and interior design . She became known with woodcuts and lithographs and works for the Schwabinger Schattenspiele , a puppet theater founded by Alexander von Bernus .

From 1908 Dora Polster worked as a freelance artist. Since then she has increasingly turned to landscape and animal painting.

In 1911 she married the writer Hans Brandenburg , whose works on the New Dance (including "The Modern Dance") were illustrated by her, as well as numerous other books, including by Josef Ponten , Annette von Droste-Hülshoff and Karl Stieler ("Ein Winteridyll “) Or 120 illustrations of Grimm's fairy tales .

In 1918, the Folkwang Museum held an exhibition with graphics, watercolors and embroidered brooches by the artist.


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