Painter and designer Lottie Reizenstein was born into an assimilated Jewish family in Nuremberg, Germany in 1904. She trained at the local Kunstgewerbeschule (School of Arts and Crafts), then at the progressive Reimann School of Art and Design in Berlin. Following the rise of Nazism, she fled Germany, following Franz to England in 1936, where she continued her studies at St. Martins School of Art and the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. She also studied later under Oskar Kokoschka in Salzburg, Austria in 1954. She exhibited once with the Women's International Art Club (WIAC) in 1946, and extensively in group exhibitions at Ben Uri Gallery, as well as with the Italian State Tourist Office, London, Galerie Trojanski, Düsseldorf and the Margaret Fisher Gallery, London. From 1953 she also embraced design, focusing on modelling, fashion, and embroidery and was a member of the Artists' International Association (AIA), the Hampstead Artist’s Council and the Council of Industrial Design. Reizenstein also worked as an art tutor for London County Council (LCC), Middlesex County Council (MCC), the Marylebone Institute, and taught art privately in her own studio in College Crescent, Hampstead. Lottie Reizenstein died in London, England in1982. Her work is represented in UK public collections including the Ben Uri Collection and the British Museum, London and one of her landscapes is on permanent display in the Franz Reizenstein Room at the Royal Academy of Music.