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Artist:     Friedrich Hohfelder ( 1821 - 1905 )
Title:     The bible love story : Jakob requests from Laban Rahel to wife
Item ID   1906
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Monumental painting with popular biblical subject : love story of Jacob and Rachel, this painting was executed in 1840-1850s by pupil of Peter Cornelius, renown German religion painter Friedrich Hohfelder (1821 - 1905), who worked in Munich and created religious paintings and frescos for Munich churches, under others for Stadtpfarrkirche . About story of Jacob and Rachel see under following links in English and German:

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

Inscription: signed on stone lower right .

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

Measurements: unframed w 45 3/4" x h 35 1/2" (116 x 90 cm); framed w 61 " x h 50 3/4 " (155 x 129 cm)

Condition: in very good condition.

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