(1901 - 1981)
LaVera Ann (Kempfer) Pohl was active/lived in New Jersey, Wisconsin / Europe. LaVera Pohl is known for painting, art historian, collector, administrator.
Biography LaVera Pohl
La Vera Pohl and her collection
by Erika Esau, Lawrence University
"Sie war so ein besonderer Mensch" - "She was such an extraordinary person." These were the words used by Gisela Macke to describe the young La Vera Pohl who she met in 1926. At the time, Macke was a 12-year-old girl, the daughter of the artist Hans Thuar. She remembers quite vividly the quiet American woman who appeared at her home one day. Pohl had seen an exhibition of Thuar's work and wanted to take lessons from him. She came often and made an enormous impression on the young girl. Even after years of acquaintance, however, Macke found it difficult to give an adequate description of La Vera Pohl's intriguing character: "She was charming, but also aloof, she was
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