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Portrait of an Italian Man

Amalie Bensinger (Bruchsal 1809 - Reichenau 1889)


Portrait of an Italian Man

Lot-No. 477

Proceeds : 2.400,00 €


Oil/canvas, 48 x 39 cm, on the stretcher on label titled as well as inscribed 'Gemalt von Amalie Bensinger'. - German portrait and history painter. B. studied at the Düsseldorf Academy from 1835 with J. Hübner and K. Sohn and at this time created portraits of C. F. Lessing and F. Mendelsohn-Bartholdy. In 1851 and 1852 she lived in Florence and Rome and settled in Munich in 1857. Already in Rome she had planned a religious foundation for women artists, which she was able to found on the island of Reichenau after 1864 with the help of a patroness from the House of Hohenzollern. Mus.: Karlsruhe, Freiburg, Beuron, Baden-Baden Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Lexikon der Düsseldorfer Malerschule.

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Amalie Bensinger: Portrait of an Italian Man


Amalie Bensinger (Bruchsal 1809 - Reichenau 1889)

Portrait of an Italian Man

Lot-No. 477

Proceeds : 2.400,00 €

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Oil/canvas, 48 x 39 cm, on the stretcher on label titled as well as inscribed 'Gemalt von Amalie Bensinger'. - German portrait and history painter. B. studied at the Düsseldorf Academy from 1835 with J. Hübner and K. Sohn and at this time created portraits of C. F. Lessing and F. Mendelsohn-Bartholdy. In 1851 and 1852 she lived in Florence and Rome and settled in Munich in 1857. Already in Rome she had planned a religious foundation for women artists, which she was able to found on the island of Reichenau after 1864 with the help of a patroness from the House of Hohenzollern. Mus.: Karlsruhe, Freiburg, Beuron, Baden-Baden Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Lexikon der Düsseldorfer Malerschule.

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