Amelia Bauerle

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Amalie Bauerle, Fine Feathers make Fine Birds, An Illustration from The Yellow Book Volume XIII April 1897
Amelia Bowerley Flower study

Amalie Mathilde Bauerle (12 November 1873 – 4 March 1916), known as Amelia Bauerle, was a British painter, illustrator and etcher. She also used the name Amelia Matilda Bowerley.


She was born in Bayswater, the daughter of the German artist Karl Wilhelm Bauerle, and studied at the South Kensington School of Art and the Slade before travelling in Italy and Germany. She exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy from 1897 until her death, and also exhibited in Paris and America. She contributed illustrations — typically art nouveau in style — to the Yellow Book.

In the 1911 Census, she was living at a boarding house in Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone. Her occupation was artist and she was single.

Exhibitions and Catalogues[edit]

  • Catalogue of a series of water colours and etchings: When the world was young' by Amelia M. Bauerlé. London: Dowdeswell Galleries, 1908.

Selected Book Illustrations[edit]

  • W. E. Cule, Sir Constant: Knight of the Great King. Andrew Melrose, London, 1899.
  • Frederic William Farrar Allegories. Longmans & Co., London, 1898.
  • Alfred Tennyson. The Day-Dream (poem) In: Flowers of Parnassus. vol. 7. [1900, etc.] 8º.
  • Ismay Thorn. Happy-go-lucky. Roseleaf Library, London, 1894.

Selected Paintings[edit]

  • Goblin Harvest c.1910
  • Ophelia

See also[edit]

  • John Lane. The Yellow Book, An Illustrated Quarterly, London, April 1897.