Spilhaus, Nita

Pauline Augusta Wilhelmina “Nita” Spilhaus was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1878, and was raised by her grandfather in Lübeck, Germany after losing both her parents as an infant. She gained the essentials of drawing and etching by studying at the Lübeck School of Art, the Kunst Akademie in Munich, and the Thanlow Swedish Painting School in Paris. Full biography