Mathilda Maria Petronella Brugman
16 September 1888
|24 July 1958 69) (aged
|Dada, De Stijl
|Marianne Philips Prize - Novels Prize, Amsterdam
Mathilda (Til) Brugman (16 September 1888, Amsterdam – 24 July 1958, Gouda) was a Dutch author, poet, translator, and linguist.
From 1926 to 1936, she lived in The Hague and later in Berlin with the German Dada artist Hannah Höch.In 1935, she published Scheingehacktes: Grotesken mit Zeichnungen von Hannah Höch.
In her apartment in The Hague, the music room was designed by Vilmos Huszár and supplemented with unique furniture of Gerrit Rietveld. A White Chair was designed by Gerrit Rietveld as a special commission for Til Brugman in 1923. Before Dutch Chair Designer Gerrit Rietveld painted the Red and Blue Chair, he made several mono colored ones. In the room a multi-colored end table by Gerrit Rietveld was also included.
In 1952, she received the Marianne Philips Prize and the Novels Prize (Amsterdam) for her work.
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