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Freist, Greta#

Freist, Greta, b. Weikersdorf (Lower Austria), July 27, 1904, d. Paris (France), Sept. 19, 1993, painter, graphic artist. 1924-1930 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna with R. Jettmar and R. Bacher; 1934-1936 shared a studio with Gottfried Goebel and H. v. Doderer; 1936 emigrated to Paris. Member of the artists´ association "Der Kreis". In early years her work was characterised by a magically tinged realism; from 1949, after a phase of abstract painting, she returned to representational forms, mainly with themes related to contemporary issues.