Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Chronology

1930

10 February, born in Dahlem, Berlin, third child in an assimilated Jewish family

1931

Mother dies of cancer

1934

Father remarries

1939

Family emigrates to England and settles in northwest London

1940-46

South Hampstead High School for Girls - until 1944 evacuated to Hertfordshire

1946-51

St Martin's School of Art, London. 1949: Intermediate Examination in Art and Crafts; 1951: National Diploma in Design (Painting)

1948-50

Summers working and travelling in the USA

1951

Summer painting in Italy

1952

Move from parental home in Belsize Park Gardens NW3 to live at 20 Mount Terrace E1

1951-56

Counter-hand at Lyons Corner House, Coventry St W1

1956-57

Worker at Tate and Lyle sugar refinery, Victoria Docks E16

1952-57

Visits to Holland, Paris and Berlin

1958

January, travelling via Italy and Greece to live in Jerusalem for eight months

1958

October, return to London

1958

December, application to study Social Science and Administration at the London School of Economics

1959

January, commits suicide

1962

Publication of a small memorial volume of drawings entitled People, with an appreciation by Mervyn Levy

 

Eva Frankfurther with her sister Beate and brother Felix

Beate, Felix and Eva Frankfurther

Eva Frankfurther's mother

Father, Paul, 1956

Eva Frankfurther's father

Mother, Henriette, 1926

Eva Frankfurther's stepmother, Nina

Stepmother, Nina, 1934

Eva Frankfurther

Eva Frankfurther