Trude Fleischmann (1895-1990)

Mila Cirul, dancer, Vienna, c. 1925
Study with glass sphere, 1923

Trude Fleischmann established her career in photography in Vienna, opening her own studio in her 20s. She was known primarily for her work with celebrities from the world of music and theatre. She departed Austria when it was annexed by Nazi Germany in 1938, and successfully resumed her career in New York.