Auctions → 25 and 26 February 2021: Fashion & Designer Jewellery and Decorative Art → Decorative Art → Heinrich von Zügel: Farmer with Donkey
Oil/canvas, 45,5 x 35 cm, lo. ri. sign. H. Zügel. - Animal painter, one of the important German exponents of impressionism. Z. studied at the Stuttgart art school under B. von Neher and H. von Rustige. He settled in Munich where he became professsor in 1889 and co-founder of the local secession in 1892. He won many prizes at international exhibitions and was ennobled in 1907. Mus.: Berlin (Nat.-Gal.), Munich, Dresden, Vienna, Rome, Florence, Budapest, New York a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.