Expressionist dancer by Veritas

Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online

Stephanie Ludwig ran a studio in Munich called Veritas or Atelier Veritas. Some of her clients were expressionist dancers whom she photographed elegantly and simply, using natural light. Although the photo was dated 1905 on source, you can read on bottom right of the frame of the three images of this post “VERITAS. MCHN. / 1910”. The “unidentified expressionist dancer” looks very much like Clotilde von Derp. Clotilde Margarete Anna Edle von der Planitz (1892-1974) grew up in Munich, she received ballet lessons from Julie Bergmann and Anna Ornelli from the Munich Opera and she gave her first performance on 25 April 1910 at the Hotel Union, using the stage name Clotilde von Derp.

Probably these three photographs belong to that period and maybe linked to that performance on April 25th, 1910.

Furthermore, she was photographed by Stephanie Ludwig-Held for Der Kunstlerische Tanz Unserer Zeit (Hermann and Marianne Aubel, published 1928). view post

Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905”. Full size. | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905”. Full size. | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905” (*) | Grainger Museum Online
Stephanie Ludwig ~ Atelier Veritas (München) :: “Unidentified expressionist dancer, 1905”. Full size. | Grainger Museum Online

Clotilde von Derp by Watson

George Spencer Watson (1869-1934) :: Portrait of Clotilda [sic] von Derp (Frau Sakharoff), 1912. Signed, inscribed and dated ‘Clotilda [sic] von Derp / [Frau Sakharoff.] / Dancer 1912 / by George Spencer Watson R.A.’ (on the backboard). Oil on canvas laid down on board. | src Christie’s

Les Sakharoff, 1920s-1930s

Clotilde & Alexandre SAKHAROFF. Programme, late 1920s – 1930s. (dessin: 1917) | src interencheres
Alexandre et Clotilde SAKHAROFF. Programme, 1930s. (dessin: 1935) | src interencheres

Clotilde et Alexandre Sakharoff

Clotilde et Alexandre SAKHAROFF. Programme, 1930s. | src interencheres
Clotilde et Alexandre SAKHAROFF. Programme, late 1920s – 1930s. (Dessin: N.C.) | src interencheres

Clotide von Derp, 1922

Gilbert René :: Original Pressefoto (World Wide Photo) Clotilde Sakharoff. Clotide von Derp. Stempel von Gilbert René 350 Rue St. Honoré, Paris, auf der Rückseite. Pressetext: “Mme Sakharoff, wife of the famous dancer Sakharoff, who caused a sensation in European social circles by her remarkable dancing. She is the daughter of Von Tirpitz, the former German submarine & Navy chief.” 2/22/22. | src Abebooks

Clotilde von Derp, ca. 1926

Clotilde von Derp Sacharoff. Bildnis der Tänzerin. Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration. Nº 59, 1926-1927. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Clotilde Sakharoff – Clotilde Von Derp. Autographe, photo dédicacée, 1927 (AN – postcard) | src eBay

Les Sakharoffs, 1921

George Barbier :: Les Sakharoffs. Clotilde et Alexandre Sakharoff, 1921. Ink, Watercolor, Opaque Paint, Pencil. | src liveauctioneers

Negerlied (Clotilde von Derp)

Clotilde Sacharow. Negerlied | Chanson nègre | Negro song. [Gedanken über den Tanz von Alexander Sacharow]. Published in «Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration: illustr. Monatshefte für moderne Malerei, Plastik, Architektur, Wohnungskunst u. künstlerisches Frauen-Arbeiten» (1924). Stamped MR on bottom left. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg