German Military Painting c.1870

£1,200.00

The detail across this painting is quite special, horse drawn carriages, gentleman with top hats and canes, soldiers standing to attention, children playing men secretly smoking behind trees and 2 dogs having sex.

Description

A wonderful example of a c.1870 German Folk art naive military scene in town scape annotated to celebrate a soldier. In ceremonial regalia in water colour & gouache framed in its period maple frame, a photograph is also attached likely of the soldier to whom this painting was dedicated to. This painting is untouched in form and truly a very special example.

Dimensions in inches: H 17” x W 23” x D 1”

Details: Glass is not provided with the frame due to postage safety; this can be supplied upon request and cost to the customer.

Origin: German

Period: 1870

 

 

Item Condition

Condition: Aged through wear and tear is present across this item in areas, fading of all surface and loss of colour in sections is present, aging to the paper/card in the form of discolour is present. The original maple frame shows age through a great darkening patination. Original rusty nails to the hold the painting is place in the reverse, and original framing news paper still visible.

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