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Lucie Rie (1902-1995) Austria/Great Britain

Lucie Rie was an Austrian potter who started out studiyng under Michael Powolny. She opened her first studio 1925 in Vienna, but emigrated to Great Britain in 1938 due to the uprising of the nazis. She then opened a new studio at 18 Albion Mews, London, which has now been reconstructed at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Rie was an admirer of Bernard Leach, but in contrast to his works, hers was often colorful and modernistic.

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Lucie Rie, née Gomperz, was born on 16 March 1902 in Vienna, at that time the capital of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Her father, Dr Benjamin Gomperz, was an adept of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis.


Eras of Creative Purity

Exceptional ceramic art of the 20th and 21st centuries are brought together in an exquisite sale and accompanying exhibition in London.