G H (Gatja) Rothe
(1935 - 2007)
G. H. (Gatja) Rothe was active/lived in California, New York / Germany, Switzerland. G Rothe is known for mezzotints-figural, botanical, animal, dance, flowers and horses.
Biography G. H. (Gatja) Rothe
Photographer Edward Weston met Gatja Rothe in 1970 in New York City, shortly after her arrival. He was very taken with her art imagery and especially with her technique of Mezzotint. "Rothe had her presses in her 2nd Avenue apartment on the 5th floor where she tooled the copper plates, inked them, and pulled them. Each mezzotint an original unto itself - no two alike as to colors! Edward and Gatja disagreed many time until 3-4 am on the images. Commuting between Long Island and New York City was difficult for Edward but necessary to keep Gatja on track with salable images and subject matter - many times falling asleep on the swinging couch in the studio. But artists have a way of give and take and they stand their gr
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