Auctions → 22 February 2020: North German Art and Decorative Art → North German Art → Richard Eschke: Bay of Lübeck
Oil/canvas, 50,5 x 61 cm, lo. le. sign. R. Eschke. - Landscape painter, son of Hermann E. E. studied at the Berlin academy 1878-79 but was also given lessons by his father. 1882-83 he studied at the Munich academy under H. Wenglein and in Karlsruhe under F. Kallmorgen. Until 1886 he lived on the Channel Islands and at the English coast. 1898/99 he continued his studies at the Académie Colarossi in Paris. Together with his father he painted panoramic views for the German emporer. In 1914 he exhibited at the Venice Biennale. Mus.: Berlin (Nat. Gall.). Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit.