Almuth Lütkenhaus

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Almuth Lütkenhaus (née Wirsing; 8 March 1930 in Hamm, Westphalia – 1996 in Hamilton, Ontario)[citation needed] was a sculptor, also known as Almuth Lütkenhaus-Lackey. From 1948 until 1952 she studied art at schools in Dortmund and Münster. She married Erich Lütkenhaus, an artist, in 1952, from whom she later separated. She lived in Soest from 1962 until 1966, when she moved to Canada, where she died in 1996.


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