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Artist:     Charles Meer Webb (1830-1895)
Title:     Foul play
Item ID   5595
Price:     3000.00 €


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#Genre scene with card players was executed in 1873 by high-listed Duesseldorf painter of english origin Charles Meer Webb (1830 by London - 1895 Duesseldorf). He studied in Art Academies in Amsterdam, Antwerpen and Duesseldorf (1848-1851), worked in Antwerpen, Duesseldorf and short time in Cleve. His genre works situated in different museums n USA and Europe: Boston , Mus. of Fine Art (Verhaftung des schmugglers, 1879); Braunschweig, City museum (der entdeckte wilddieb, 1887); Chicago, Art Institute (Die schmuggler, 1873); Cologne, Wallraf-Rich.-Museum pachtzahlung der Bauern in d.klosterhalle an die Mönchen, 1870); London, Victoria and Albert museum (Die Schachspieler); Muenster; Philadelphia, drexel Institute (Taking a nap); Praque, Rudolfinum(eine neue Sorte); Rostock, City Art Collection (Der Wilddieb).

Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler.."Leipzig, 1999 .

Inscription: signed and dated 1873 lower left.

Technique: oil on canvas, original period gold-plated frame.

Measurements: unframed w 21 3/4" x 21 2/3" (68,5 x 55,5 cm); framed w 33 1/4" x h 28" (84,5 x 71 cm).

Condition: in very good condition.

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