74 | César Herrer, View of Venice, Oil, around 1900

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  • Details


    • Oil on cardboard
    • César Herrer (1868-1919) – Spanish-Hungarian painter
    • Signed 'CHerrer' and inscribed 'Venezia.' lower left
    • Dimensions: 19 x 11.5 cm
    • Frame: 29 x 21 cm
    • Provenance: Private collection, Berlin
    • Small-scale view of Venice's  Canal Grande at dusk – details and depictions of the lagoon city belonged to the favored subjects of the painter
    • Expert estimate: € 1,200
    • This object is sold through the European office
  • Additional Information & Condition

    Additional Information & Condition

    The painting is in good condition, consistent with age slightly discolored and with scattered tiny marks. The edges show little rubbed spots due to the frame. The frame shows usual signs of age and wear.

    César Herrer (1868-1919)
    The Spanish-Hungarian painter César Herrer was born in 1868 in Luarca/Asturias as son of the painter Joaquín María Herrer Rodríguez. Later he became Hungarian citizen. Herrer started his education under his farther followed by stays in Paris and Rome. In the mid-1890s he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under Johann Caspar Herterich before he settled down in Hungary around the turn of the century. The artist mainly painted portraits, landscapes and genre paintings. An important group of works are his Venetian townscapes. (msc)

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