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Ophelia

Johannes Louis Wensel (Mölln 1825 - Berlin 1899)


Ophelia

Lot-No. 453

Proceeds : 2.100,00 €


Oil/canvas, 74 x 59 cm, lo. ri. and on the reverse sign. J. L. Wensel pinxt, unframed. - Literature: The painting is published in: Das geistige Berlin, I, 1897, p. 568. - Provenance: In the artist's possession until his death; most recently private collection Schleswig-Holstein. - German landscape and figure painter. Wensel studied at the Copenhagen Academy in 1851-54 and worked as a flower painter at the Royal Porcelain Manufactory there. He subsequently lived in London, Italy and Switzerland. In 1871 he settled in Hamburg, then in 1878 finally in Berlin, where he was successful as a portrait painter. Mus.: Berlin, Ratzeburg. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Weilbach.

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Johannes Louis Wensel: Ophelia


Johannes Louis Wensel (Mölln 1825 - Berlin 1899)

Ophelia

Lot-No. 453

Proceeds : 2.100,00 €

Print

Oil/canvas, 74 x 59 cm, lo. ri. and on the reverse sign. J. L. Wensel pinxt, unframed. - Literature: The painting is published in: Das geistige Berlin, I, 1897, p. 568. - Provenance: In the artist's possession until his death; most recently private collection Schleswig-Holstein. - German landscape and figure painter. Wensel studied at the Copenhagen Academy in 1851-54 and worked as a flower painter at the Royal Porcelain Manufactory there. He subsequently lived in London, Italy and Switzerland. In 1871 he settled in Hamburg, then in 1878 finally in Berlin, where he was successful as a portrait painter. Mus.: Berlin, Ratzeburg. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Weilbach.

Ophelia
Ophelia