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Anemone Schneck-Steidl

Embroidery "Adam and Eve" 1965

Anemone Schneck-Steidl

Embroidery "Adam and Eve" 1965

Large format commissioned work in tens of thousands of stitches. Worked on different levels according to her own templates. Diverse materials, especially valuable the gold thread from Japan. Circular, embroidered panels that protrude over the surface. Threads drawn over cords, which create a relief-like effect. Embroidered, signed and dated lower left: Anemone Schneck 65.

Embroidery stretched on 4 individual wooden panels.

Anemone Schneck-Steidl (born June 28, 1934 in Sonthofen / Allgäu; died September 15, 2020) was a German artist, textile designer and embroiderer.

From 1952 to 1954, she completed an apprenticeship as an embroiderer in the Wettenhausen monastery with the completion of the journeyman's examination. She then studied painting and illustration at the Academy of Arts in Munich as a master class student of Richard Seewald. In 1957, at the same time, she passed her master craftsman's examination as a textile designer in the craft, specializing in embroidery. Then she opened her own studio and began her career as a freelance artist in Munich.

Year of manufacture 1965
Dimensions H 240 x W 395 cm
Quantity 1
Price Price on request