Mucchi-Wiegmann, Jenny

SCULPTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 1 Dec 1895, Berlin - DIED 2 Jul 1969, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Städtischer Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde, Gudrunstrasse, Lichtenberg

Jenny Mucchi was known as Genni. She started her art studies after the First World War. At that time there were still few female sculptors. In 1933 she married the Italian painter Gabriele Mucchi.

From 1950 onwards she belonged to the Italian Realists but her work was never popular in the DDR. She died after a severe illness in 1969. Her husband lived until 2002. After his death he was buried beside her in Berlin.

Family
• Husband: Mucchi, Gabriele (1933-1969)

Sources
• Hammer, Klaus, Historische Friedhöfe & Grabmäler in Berlin, Stattbuch Verlag, Berlin, 1994

Images

The grave of Jenni Mucchi-Wiegmann and Gabriele Mucchi at the Städtischer Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (14 Nov 2004)

 


Mühsam, Erich

Published: 13 Jun 2011
Last update: 13 Jun 2011