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Christian Anton Goering: In the Brazilian Jungle


Christian Anton Goering (Schönhaide 1836 - Leipzig 1905)

In the Brazilian Jungle


Lot-No. 196 | Proceeds: 2.500,00 €

Charcoal drawing heightened with white, 24,5 x 35 cm, sign. a. dat. lo. ri. Ch.A. Goering 1889, lo. le. inscribed "Salvador de Bahia", small tears, matted a. framed under glass, unopened. - Landscape painter, after an apprenticeship as taxidermist he travelled to South America 1856-59, after his return he studied at the Leipzig academy under H. Knaur a. in London under J. Wolf, from another trip through South America 1866-74 he brought home an inexhaustible wealth of motifs. - Lit.: Thieme-Becke, Bénézit.

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