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Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (Jülich 1807 - Karlsruhe 1863)


View into a Swiss Valley

Lot-No. 423

Hammer Price: 4.500,00 €


Ca. 1835, oil/paper/cardboard, 21,5 x 34 cm, lo. ri. inscribed 148. - Expertise: We are grateful to Marcell Perse for kindly confirming the authenticity. - Provenance: Property of the same family since the late 19th cent. - One of the most important German landscape painters of the 19th century. S. first learned his father's trade as a bookbinder and from 1825 studied painting at the Düsseldorf Academy under F. W. von Schadow. He traveled through Italy and southern France before becoming a teacher at the Düsseldorf Academy in 1840. In 1854 he took over the position of director of the newly founded art school in Karlsruhe. Schirmer's art mediates between Romanticism and Naturalism. Mus.: Berlin (Nat.-Gal.), Munich (Neue Pinakothek), Cologne (Wallraf-Richartz-Mus.), Frankfurt (Städel), Essen (Folkwang-Mus.), Karlsruhe, Hamburg, Dresden a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.

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Johann Wilhelm Schirmer: View into a Swiss Valley


Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (Jülich 1807 - Karlsruhe 1863)

View into a Swiss Valley

Lot-No. 423

Hammer Price: 4.500,00 €

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Ca. 1835, oil/paper/cardboard, 21,5 x 34 cm, lo. ri. inscribed 148. - Expertise: We are grateful to Marcell Perse for kindly confirming the authenticity. - Provenance: Property of the same family since the late 19th cent. - One of the most important German landscape painters of the 19th century. S. first learned his father's trade as a bookbinder and from 1825 studied painting at the Düsseldorf Academy under F. W. von Schadow. He traveled through Italy and southern France before becoming a teacher at the Düsseldorf Academy in 1840. In 1854 he took over the position of director of the newly founded art school in Karlsruhe. Schirmer's art mediates between Romanticism and Naturalism. Mus.: Berlin (Nat.-Gal.), Munich (Neue Pinakothek), Cologne (Wallraf-Richartz-Mus.), Frankfurt (Städel), Essen (Folkwang-Mus.), Karlsruhe, Hamburg, Dresden a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.

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