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Philipp Herrlich: The happy Shepherd


Philipp Herrlich (Solms-Laubach 1818 - Havanna 1868)

The happy Shepherd


Lot-No. 351 | Proceeds: 1.900,00 €

Oil/canvas, 27,5 x 23,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. Herrlich, relined. - Provenance: Private collection Niedersachsen. - German history and figure painter. H. was taught painting at the Frankfurt Städelschule 1837-47, for a short term he also studied at the Düsseldorf academy. He supported the revolution of 1848 and was sent to prison after attacking the Frankfurt major in 1851. Later he emigrated first to France, then to America. Mus.: Frankfurt. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.

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