… can be seen in the exhibition organized specifically for this purpose at Philadelphia by Slought Foundation between November 18, 2010 and January 22, 2011. The exhibition is a premiere for that, but two well-known paintings of the Wolf Man (including watercolor self-portrait reproduced here, dated around 1919, so about a year after the analysis with Freud), other paintings were relatively unknown.
The real name of Wolf Man was Sergei Pankejeff (1887-1979). Freud’s famous patient was a Russian aristocrat from Odessa, traveling to Vienna. He first met Freud in 1910. In 1914, Wolf Man analysis ended. Freud published the case in 1918. The rest is history.
|Sergei Pankejeff and his wife Therese, in 1910, the meeting year with Freud|
Listen here the speech of the curator of the exhibition, Liliane Weissberg, professor of German and comparative literature at the University of Pennsylvania.