Margret Rey Essay

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Margret Rey







Margret Elizabeth Rey was born May 16, 1906 in Hamburg, Germany. Her father, Felix
Waldstein, was a well-known member of the German parliament and Margret was use to a lot
of activities in the large house that was home to five children, four servants, and a dog,
as well as her father's political colleagues, who were frequent visitors.

Margret Rey received formal art training at the Bauhaus in 1927. She studied at the
Dusseldorf Academy of Art from 1928 to 1929 at which time she held one-woman art shows of
her watercolors in Berlin in the early thirties.

After working as a professional photographer in Berlin and London, Margret went to Rio de
Janiero in 1935. There she became reacquainted with H. A. Rey, whom she had first known in
Hamburg when he was dating her older sister. The two worked together to create a very
small advertising agency. They were married in Rio de Janiero in 1935, and took their
honeymoon in Europe in 1936. Hans sold bathtubs up and down the Amazon River to make extra
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