Lot 2318. FERDINAND WAGNER, 1847 Passau - 1927 Munich

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Auction date:16.03.2019   14:00
Lot 2318FERDINAND WAGNER, 1847 Passau - 1927 Munich
Cheerful table with a harlequin, and, according to the player
Oil on canvas. 91.5 x 154 cm (R. 112 x 174 cm). Signed lower right 'Ferdin. Wagner'. Part. tiny Stains, partially min. ber., min. restored frame.
The painting culminates in the presence of a single Person. However, it is not the deep in his talk sunken, according to the player who plays on a table sitting in the highest Position of the composition. Not in a fool's dress-clad harlequin, the spellbound listening to his game. Of all the eleven persons participating in this illustrious gathering, it is the audience facing away from the seat end of the male form, which completes the very carefully worked out composition of the painting, rises to a voltage of the overall image. It is surrounded by a mysterious Aura, rooted in their anonymity and their positioning. At the same time it leads the viewer into the action. His attention, however, applies mainly to the with a leaves wreath crowned bards, in which the majority of point of view, bundles of axes. Subtly linked to Ferdinand Wagner the individuals of his presentation to a coherent table. Their relations remain hidden from each other, lie dormant below the visible surface. Ultimately, it is up to the viewer to decide which story he sets to the parties Involved.
Although Wagner was not gone straight out of Carl Theodor von Piloty school, and had a visible influence on the work of the artist, who had studied at the Munich art Academy and a national reputation in the decorative wall painting purchased. Each of his works is a meticulous Phase of the development went ahead. Detail and balanced colours are the overriding concerns of his artistic endeavor. In the present painting this admirably. In the rich garb of the Parties, the folds of different fabrics, as well as the persons constantly changing headgear, the Passau-born artist was the masterly control of his craft. (FG)

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