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The Cataract seen from the Isle of Philae

Christian Wilhelm Allers (Hamburg 1857 - Karlsruhe 1915)


The Cataract seen from the Isle of Philae

Lot-No. 375

Proceeds : 300,00 €


Pencil/paper/cardboard, 46,5, x 30,5 cm, lo. middle monogrammed. and dat. CWA 97 Philae, lo. le. titled, min. dam., matted and framed under glass. - Philae was an island that was flooded after the building of the Aswan Low Dam. It's tempels were moved to a neighbour island. - Provenance: Stamped on the reverse: Art Collection Kasimir Hagen, Cologne. - German painter and graphic artist. A. studied with F. Keller at the academie in Karlsruhe. In 1883 he made his first journey to Italy, where he later lived. A. became best known for his graphic cycles, showing the citizens of Hamburg and Berlin as well as his own travels around the world. A well sought after portraitist in his time, he is most regarded for his brilliant drawings. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum), Kiel, Berlin (Nat.-Gal.) Innsbruck, a. others Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Der Neue Rump a. others

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Christian Wilhelm Allers: The Cataract seen from the Isle of Philae


Christian Wilhelm Allers (Hamburg 1857 - Karlsruhe 1915)

The Cataract seen from the Isle of Philae

Lot-No. 375

Proceeds : 300,00 €

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Pencil/paper/cardboard, 46,5, x 30,5 cm, lo. middle monogrammed. and dat. CWA 97 Philae, lo. le. titled, min. dam., matted and framed under glass. - Philae was an island that was flooded after the building of the Aswan Low Dam. It's tempels were moved to a neighbour island. - Provenance: Stamped on the reverse: Art Collection Kasimir Hagen, Cologne. - German painter and graphic artist. A. studied with F. Keller at the academie in Karlsruhe. In 1883 he made his first journey to Italy, where he later lived. A. became best known for his graphic cycles, showing the citizens of Hamburg and Berlin as well as his own travels around the world. A well sought after portraitist in his time, he is most regarded for his brilliant drawings. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum), Kiel, Berlin (Nat.-Gal.) Innsbruck, a. others Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Der Neue Rump a. others

The Cataract seen from the Isle of Philae
The Cataract seen from the Isle of Philae