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Clara Klinghoffer (1900-1970)

Artist of 3 portraits
Austrian-born Clara Klinghoffer moved to England with her family in 1903. She studied art at the John Cass Institute in Aldgate and the Central School of Arts and Crafts before enrolling at the Slade School of Art. Klinghoffer became instantly famous with her first solo exhibition in 1919, and for the next twenty years, she exhibited widely in England and Europe. She moved to Amsterdam in 1929 where she lived until the outbreak of World War II, when she went to New York.

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Harriet Cohen

by Clara Klinghoffer
oil on canvas, 1925
NPG 5736


Lucien Pissarro

by Clara Klinghoffer
pastel, 1928
NPG 5738


(William) Miles Malleson

by Clara Klinghoffer
oil on canvas, 1946
NPG 5737