Portrait of Clara Rilke-Westhoff
Westhoff was borne on September 21, 1878 in Bremen.|
sculptor student of Fritz Mackensen in Worpswede in 1898. In 1899
studies with Max Klinger and
Carl Seffner in Leipzig, in 1900
studies with Rodin in Paris.
In 1901 she got married to the
poet Rainer Maria Rilke.
1919 she moved with her daughter Ruth
where she passed away on March 9, 1954.
She was a pioneer of Feminine Sculpture in Germany,
wife of a famous poet.
In her work decisive characteristic
traits are emphasized timelessly, conventional time binded are