Anton Räderscheidt

Exile France

The painter of the New Objectivity


In 1936 Räderscheidt emigrated together with Ilse Salberg and their children Ernst Meyer and Brigitte Metzger via Switzerland and England to France. They first lived in Villers sur Mer, Paris, then Sanary sur Mer. Anton Räderscheidt was interned in the camp, Les Milles ‘in 1938 and 1940. In 1942, Ernst Meyer was arrested by the French police in a raid, extradited to the Germans and died in the Auschwitz camp after deportation. Räderscheidt, Ilse Salberg and Brigitte Metzger manage to escape to Switzerland …