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Wilhelm Kuhnert: Resting Tiger

Wilhelm Kuhnert (Oppeln 1865 - Flims/CH 1926)

Resting Tiger

Lot-No. 38 | Proceeds: 48.300,00 €

Oil/canvas, 38,5 x 62,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. W. Kuhnert 95. - Cat. rais.: Grettmann-Werner 4164. Expert report: Angelika Grettmann-Werner, Bremen, 15.11.2011. - Prov.: Acquired by the artist"s friend directly from the studio, thence by descent. - German animal painter, studied with a scholarship at the Berlin academy from 1883 to 1887 under F.K. Bellermann a. P.F. Meyerheim, travelled often to Scandinavia but most of all to Africa a. India where he found his motifs a. turned out to be the most important exponent of his genre, his works were not only shown on the major European exhibitions but also reproduced in numerous editions. - Mus.: Hannover, Leiden, Enschede, Fort Worth. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.

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