The Art Critics
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right, located “Meran” and dated “1906"
Painting Size: 39.5” x 31.75”
Frame Size: 48.25 ” x 40”
A painter of historical, genre and allegorical scenes, Leeke studied at the Munich Academy under Johann Herterich and with the Hungarian genre and landscape painter Alexander von Wagner...
Cat on a Brick Wall
Oil on board, signed and dated: “1904”.
Painting size: 7.5” x 5”
Frame size: 11.25” x 8.75”
Born in 1847 in Dusseldorf, Germany, he was a student to his father, noted genre painter Heirich Mücke. Additionally, he worked under the direction of W. Sohn. Today, his work can be found in the Düsseldorf Museum.
Otto Hodapp (German, 1894-1968)
Oil on board, signed at left.
Painting size: 12” x 8.5”
Frame size: 15.5” x 12”
Hodapp renders a church and harbor in soft pastels to suggest a misty morning. With a few abbreviated brushstrokes, he creates a fleet of small boats in the water, animating the quiet scene.
Cart in a Courtyard
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated “1906”
Frame retains a label from the Exhibition: Munchener Jahres-Ausstellung 1910 im Kgl...
Lady in Renaissance Dress
Oil on Panel, retaining exhibition label on reverse
Painting Size: 12.5" x 9.5"
Frame Size: 18.5" x 15.5"
This portrait is very much in the Pre-Raphaelite manner and shows the influence of such artists as Burne-Jones and Rossetti; the young woman having a somewhat mournful visage, strong chin and Roman nose, her red hair drawn back in a chignon and garlanded with pearls while she is garbed in a Renaissan...
At the Village Well
Oil on panel, signed lower left.
Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 33.5” x 29.5”
Genre painter Joseph Heinrick Ludwig Marr trained at the Academy in Munich and worked in that city as well as Hamburg and Italy. He was known for his portrayals of peasant life, exemplified by this scene of an Alpine village...
Swiss or German School, Circa 1850-70
Oil on Tin
Painting: 15.25" x 12.25"
Frame: 19.75" x 16.75"
Swiss or German School, circa 1860.
Oil on paper, with a gilt sand mat.
Painting Size: 6” x 4.5” Oval
Frame Size: 12.25 ” x 10.25”