Künstlerverzeichnis - Gadso Weiland


Scherrebek Wall Hanging - Flying Ducks

Gadso Weiland (Pageroe/Schlei 1869 - Schleswig 1915)


Scherrebek Wall Hanging - Flying Ducks | Hammer €

1899, weaf, 233 x 77 cm, lo. ri. monogr. GW over Schleswig-Holstein Flag. - The wall hanging is published with ill. in: E. Schlee: Scherrebeker Bildteppiche, Neumünster 1984, p. 295. So far, only three copies of this largest wall hanging designed by Weiland were known. The flag at the lower border is proof that the object was made directly in the Scherrebek manufactory a. not on Neustadt in Holstein, where the design was produced under licence since 1913. - German painter, graphic artist a. designer. After an apprenticeship as wall painter W. studied 1890-96 at the Düsseldorf academy. Since 1897 he made designs for the Scherrebek weaving manufactory, some of his designs were weaved by his wife Agnes. - Mus.: Flensburg (Museumsberg), Hamburg (Mk&G), Schleswig. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, E. Schlee: Scherrebeker Bildteppiche, Neumünster 1984, D. Bieske: Scherrebek, Wandbehänge des Jugendstils, Flensburg 2003.