Date: Europe circa 1912
Artist: Franz Brantzky (Cognomen: Gallus)
Size : 11 x 8 1/4 inches
Media : Aquarell / Watercolors on Heavy Wooven Paper
This beautiful Aquarell Painting by the famous Painter, Sculptor and Architect Franz Brantzky shows beautiful Still Life. It is one of the few of the works by Brantzky without an architectural connection. The Still life shows a typical Continental European Wine Jug, a wine glass full of red wine, radishes and Peaches. Still Lifes originate in the Middle Ages and Ancient Graeco-Roman art, it emerged as a distinct genre and professional specialization in Western painting by the late 16th century, and has remained significant since then. This specific one would look beautiful when framed in a simple frame.
It comes on a grey backingboard.
More about the artist:
Franz Brantzky is best known for his sketches and drawings during his travels and even published a book about them (Reiseskizzen). He was born on January 19th 1871 in Cologne (Germany). He won several golden medals at the international art exhibits in Munich and Düsseldorf. He was also a famous architect. He designed the Eastasia Museum in Cologne, the Romefountian in Cologne, serveral Churches, the Möhne Dam and many more buildings.
Condition: Good condition with nice color and light tanning giving it a vintage look. Please feel free to ask any questions.
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