Helene Funke (Chemnitz 1869 - 1957 Vienna)
"Portrait of Ninon Dolbin"
pencil on paper
35,2 x 33,5 cm
in pencil signed lower right "H. Funke"
Listed and illustrated in the catalogue raisonne:
Peter Funke, Die Malerin Helene Funke, 1869-1957, Leben und Werk (Wien: Boehlau, 2011), p. 227
Ninon Dolbin (1895-1966), nee Auslaender, was the third wife of Hermann Hesse; they married in 1931, after which she was known as Ninon Hesse.