Schwarz-Helberger, Gertrud

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Schwarz-Helberger, Gertrud Gender: F
Gertrude Helberger
born on 4 July 1894 at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 12°40' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 03°59 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 15°13'


German painter and graphic artist who lived in Austria, as well as a member of the Zinkenbacher painter colony.

After training as a pianist in Frankfurt, she moved to Vienna after marrying a Viennese doctor named Schwarz. There she devoted herself mainly to painting. In addition, she was a graphic designer, dealing with monotypes and surreal glass images. In 1930 she was listed as a member of "Viennese Women's Art". Her teacher was Ferdinand Kitt, who taught at the Women's Academy Vienna from 1927-1947.

She died on 15 January 1991 in Klosterneuburg, aged 96.

From 5 July to 5 October 2014, the Museum Zinkenbacher Malerkolonie presented an extensive solo exhibition "In Freedom, Only to the Flair - The World of Gertrude Schwarz-Helberger".

The Albertina in Vienna keeps two of her pictures, other works are in the possession of the Ministry of Education.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 96)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter and graphic artist)