Lot 52. After the storm flood. Carl Ludwig Jessen

Starting price:€ 18 000
Auction date:28.04.2018   13:00
ID 58974
Lot 52After the storm flood. Carl Ludwig Jessen
Oil/canvas, 80,5 x 138,5 cm, left signed lower & dated C. length Jessen Deetzbüll 1877, invisible restored - Jessen had Recently returned from Hamburg, in his Frisian homeland when he created the 'sermon'. History images are rare in Jessen, and the monumental painting is a major work by the artist. The storm surge in February 1825 and had served on Hallig, North beach, Japanese moor heavy damage, the Church completely destroyed. The trust in God of the young Pastor is still unbroken, because he holds the chalice up, how could this be a miracle from the rubble recovered. Jessen illustrates the final scene from J. C. Biernatzkys 1836, published in the literary processing of the topic. The theatrical gesture is a response to C. F. Lessing's epoch-making painting, 'The Hussite sermon'. As is so often the Jessen summon but also a great Frisian past, probably realizing that the piety of his own contemporaries with their ancestors no longer can measure. A study of the painting in watercolor is located in the Museum mountain Flensburg. Literature: Cf. Fig. the study offered here paintings, in: U. Schulte-Wülwer: Föhr, Amrum and the Halligen in the art, 2004, p. 52, Fig. 21.
Carl Ludwig Jessen. Deezbüll at Tondern 1833 - Deezbüll at Tondern in 1917
History, portrait & interior painter from North Frisia. After an apprenticeship as a carpenter & autodidactic Try J. 1853-56 studied at the Copenhagen Academy under V. N. Marstrand & then worked as a painter in Friesland. Thanks to the support of the Prussian government, he was able to travel 1867/68 to Paris & Rome. 1871-75 he was in Hamburg, before he returned to North Frisia. J. is one of the main masters of painting of Friesland, the inhabitants of which he captured in many facets.
■ Museums: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Schleswig (SHLM), Kiel (Kunsthalle), Flensburg, Husum, Nuremberg and other
■ Literature: Thieme-Becker, Rump, The New Rump, Boetticher and others
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