Margaret Moscheles


Margaret "Grete" Moscheles (née Margarethe Sobernheim) (1854–1924)[1][2] was a British painter.

Margaret Moscheles
Margaret Moscheles
Margarethe Sobernheim

Berlin, Germany
Other namesGrete Moscheles
Known forpainting
Spouse(s)Felix Moscheles
Felix and Margaret Moscheles


She was born as Margarethe Sobernheim in 1854 in Berlin, Germany. She was from a Jewish family.[3] In 1875, she married painter Felix Moscheles in Germany, with whom she studied painting with.[1][4] Margaret and her husband spent the winter of 1893 in traveling in North Africa, which inspired a body of artwork.[4]

She showed her work at the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 1905 and 1912.[5] In 1908, she had a group exhibition at the London Salon of the Allied Artists' Association in Royal Albert Hall.[6]

Her work is included in various public museums including National Trust, Smallhythe Place;[2] among others.


  1. ^ a b "Moscheles Margaret 1854-1927". Artist Biographies UK. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Moscheles, Margaret, 1871–1924". Art UK. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  3. ^ Kroll, Mark (2014). Ignaz Moscheles and the Changing World of Musical Europe. Boydell & Brewer Ltd. p. 333. ISBN 9781843839354.
  4. ^ a b "Our London Correspondence". Glasgow Herald. 26 June 1893. p. 7. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Index, Exhibitor". The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769-2018. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Margaret Moscheles". Database of Modern Exhibitions (DoME) | European Paintings and Drawings 1905-1915. Retrieved 26 August 2020.