Flower Girl, 1922, Gerda Wegener. (Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta). Danish Illustrator, Painter (1886 - 1940)  (most of her stuff is too risqué to put on here. It was the time period, all those cabarets and artists everywhere pushing limits. Her work generally depicts lovers or ahem, self-love. Interestingly, he husband had the first sex-change operation and then divorced her.)

Flower Girl, 1922, Gerda Wegener. (Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta). Danish Illustrator, Painter (1886 - 1940) (most of her stuff is too risqué to put on here. It was the time period, all those cabarets and artists everywhere pushing limits. Her work generally depicts lovers or ahem, self-love. Interestingly, he husband had the first sex-change operation and then divorced her.)

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Au Café (c. 1925). Gerta Wegener (Danish, Art Deco, 1886-1940). Watercolor on paper.

Au Café (c. 1925). Gerta Wegener (Danish, Art Deco, 1886-1940). Watercolor on paper.

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Air de Capri (1923). Gerda Wegener (Danish, 1889-1940). Oil on canvas. After moving to Paris in 1912, she found much success both as a painter and as illustrator for Vogue, La Vie Parisienne, Fantasio, and many other magazines. As she found fame in Paris, Gerda also developed a following in her home country. She held exhibitions at Ole Haslunds gallery in Copenhagen.

Air de Capri (1923). Gerda Wegener (Danish, 1889-1940). Oil on canvas. After moving to Paris in 1912, she found much success both as a painter and as illustrator for Vogue, La Vie Parisienne, Fantasio, and many other magazines. As she found fame in Paris, Gerda also developed a following in her home country. She held exhibitions at Ole Haslunds gallery in Copenhagen.

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1904 Gerda Wegener (Danish 1886~1940) | Wegener/Elbe eventually identified as a male-to-female transgender woman. She had the first publicly known sex reassignment surgery in history in 1930.

1904 Gerda Wegener (Danish 1886~1940) | Wegener/Elbe eventually identified as a male-to-female transgender woman. She had the first publicly known sex reassignment surgery in history in 1930.

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The Real Story Behind the Paintings in The Danish Girl (painting from film)
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