master of ceremonies, who mocked politicians before introducing various performers.
During Mammen’s most productive period of illustration—between
1922 and 1931—she chronicled the fast-paced metropolis of Berlin, the
realities of Weimar culture, and the carpe diem spirit of the ’20s. In her
Jeanne Mammen, Feine Welt (People of Fashion), 1920s, watercolor and pencil, Des
Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jack Reynolds ©
2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn