TRAVEL DIARY: Hummel Figurines

... The story of how Hummel figurines came to be is interesting. The child prodigy, academically educated artist who excelled and was highly respected by her educators and the general public, Berta Hummel, eventually joined a convent and became a nun. While fulfilling her other responsibilities in the convent, she pursued her passion for creating art. Berta eventually produced hundreds of marketable paintings including landscapes, portraits, postcards, religious and non religious works.  ...

Get the full column in the Sept. 16 Advance.

 

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