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Lili Elbe

Lili Ilse Elvenes better known as Lili Elbe (28 December 1882 – 13 September 1931) was a transgender woman and one of the first identifiable[1] recipients of sex reassignment surgery

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from the Guardian

Ulla Poulsen in the ballet Chopiniana by Gerda Wegener in 1927 || The Danish Girl tells the story of the painter Einar Wegener, who had the world’s first gender-reassignment surgery and became Lili Elbe. But his wife Gerda had a fascinating life and career of her own

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Femme fatale: Gerda Wegener's husband, Einar Wegener. (Lili Elbe )

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from PEOPLE.com

Transgender in the 1920s: The Amazing Story of the Real-Life Danish Girl http://www.people.com/article/transgender-danish-girl-lili-elbe

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Lili Elbe painted by Gerda Wegener

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Painting from 1908 by Einar Wegener / Lili Elbe. Viejle Museum

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from Twitter

Tender new photo from @FocusFeatures of Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander in #TheDanishGirl

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Einar Mogens Wegener (Danish, 1882-1931) «Poplerne ved Hobro» 1919 (think this is the painting that pops up a few times in the film 'The Danish Girl'...

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from Vogue

Fine Portrait - “I reshaped Eddie’s mouth by taking away the corners and giving him more of a feminine pout,” says the film’s makeup artist, Jan Sewell.

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