Carl Johann (Karl Johann)Arnold renown German animalist painter, graphic artist, illustrator, *30.8.1829 Kassel - †11.8.1916 Jena. Son of Carl Heinrich Arnold und later his pupil. Studied.: Academy in Kassel, then Academy in Antwerpen, later - by Adolf Menzel in Berlin, here was awarde to range of royal-prussian court painter. 1886-1913 worked in Weimar . He created mainly humorful animal genre scenes, also portraits . VHis animalist works were regulary reproducted in famous magazines of the time. As his main work " Eberjagd" was exhibited 1858 in Berlin.
Works: BERLIN, Nat.-Gallery: 20 works, mainly animal paintings. – Rathaus: Portrait of Wilhelm I. – Hohenzollern-Museum : Portrait of Katharina von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach. FRANKFURT/Main, Freies Dt. Hochstift. – Frankfurter Goethe-Museum : Bettina von Arnim, 1859; "Quartettabend bei Bettina v.Arnim", between 1854-56. GRUNEWALD, Hunting castle : Kaiser Wilhelm I. by rfox hunting in Grunewald, oil 1887. KÖNIGSBERG, castle: Portrait of Wilhelm I. LAUDAN/Kurland, church : Altar-painting, 1855. NÜRNBERG, Germ. Nat.-Mus.: Frz. Kartenspiel, 40 Bll., Lith. 1856. SCHWEINFURT, collection of Georg Schäfer: Im Park, oil/canvas. STRASSBURG, University, Aula: portrait Wilhelm I. Vienna, Nat.-Bibliothek.: Bildnis L.Spohr.
Exhibitions: G: 1868 Vienna, 3. general exhibition of German Art ; since 1876 Berlin, Akad. / 1877 Vienna , World exhibition / 1883 Munich, Internat. Art -exhibition / 1967 Nürnberg, Germ. Nat.-Mus.: exhibition "Der frühe Realismus in Deutschland 1800-1850" / 1980 Weimar: exhibition"Radierer zu Weimar 1877-1914".
Literature: Thieme/Becker 1961, 1999: Boetticher I1891 ; Münchner Maler I, 1981.
Inscription: signed and dated 1885 lower left.
Technique: oil on canvas. Luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed 23 2/3" x 20 " (60 x 51 cm ), , framed w 30 1/3 " x h 27 1/5 " (77 x 69 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.