Gorgeous Rosenthal Bavaria & Julius Brauer Studio of Chicago 1911 Hand Painted Lifelike "Red & Pink Roses" 8-7/8" Floral Plate by "J. Brauer"
The Julius H. Brauer China Decorating Studio opened its doors in Chicago in 1903. Brauer started his illustrious career as one of the Pickard Studios earliest artist and worked for that Studio from 1898-1903. Within a few years the Julius Brauer Studios became one of Pickard's biggest competitors, not only in Chicago, but throughout the country. Over the course of time that the Studio operated [1903-1926] some 23 different artist worked for him including eleven  former Pickard Artist. The Studio was tremendously popular putting out many variety of floral items, as well as Portrait, Scenic, and Animal decorated pieces. Alan Reed in his Pickard Collectors Book has an extensive section with 10 pages of history and photos of this outstanding Studio and fine examples of this great Artist works.
This is an exceptional example of a Julius Brauer hand painted Floral Plate decorated in the Chicago Studio, circa 1911--1926.
The beautiful Bavaria & Julius Brauer hand painted Floral Plate, which measures 8-7/8" wide, has been lavishly decorated with large & lifelike deep "Red & Pink Roses" on stem & leaf against a background of shadow leafing and background colors of cream lavender, deep purple, light cream yellow, and brown burnt orange. The outer scallop rim has been accented in fire gold adding to the beauty of this wonderful art creation.
The gorgeous Rosenthal Bavaria & Julius Brauer hand painted deep "Red & Pink Roses" Plate is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the bright fire gold being exceptional. The beautiful Plate displays bright & crisp colors and appears to have no paint wear or scuffs.
The outstanding Rosenthal Bavaria & Julius Brauer hand painted deep "Red & Pink Roses" Plate displays a double mark....."Rosenthal Versailles Bavaria" & the Chicago Studio mark # 5 of "Julius Brauer", which was used from 1911 thru 1926.
The exquisite deep "Red & Pink Roses" Plate shows and displays exceptionally well.
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