56 | Fritz Schwimbeck, Pyramids of Giza, Watercolor, 1942

Starting price1,000
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  • Details

    Details

    • Watercolor on cardboard
    • Fritz Schwimbeck (1889-1972) - German painter, graphic artist and illustrator of the Munich School
    • Signed and dated ‘F. SCHWIMBECK 1942’ to the lower right
    • Dimensions: 29.5 x 41.5 cm
    • Matted behind glass in silvered wooden frame: 45 x 56.5 cm
    • Provenance: Estate of the artist; private collection, South Germany
    • Expert estimate: € 2,000
    • For this item resale rights royalty will be charged which will be paid out to the collecting society VG Bild Kunst
    • This object is sold through the European office
    Object checked by Art Loss Register
  • Additional Information & Condition

    Additional Information & Condition

    Condition:
    The work is in good condition. The reverse of the cardboard shows water staining to the lower margin. The frame has only the lightest signs of wear.

    Fritz Schwimbeck (1889-1972)
    Born in Munich, Schwimbeck studied painting at the Technical University in Munich in the studio of Friedrich Bodenmüller, as well as sculpture under the guidance of M. Kaeer. He was a self-taught etcher, and studied history of art for many years. Study trips have taken him, among others, to southern Europe and Africa. Paintings and graphic works by Schwimbeck are in the possession of the Bavarian State and the city of Munich, amongst others. (cko)

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