Lot 501. PUTZ, LEO 1869 Meran 1940, ibid.

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Auction date:21.03.2018   15:00
Lot 501PUTZ, LEO 1869 Meran 1940, ibid.
District court judge Dr. Homan R. u. signed, and (18)95 dated. Oil on canvas. 70 x 95 cm. Min. rest. Framework min. dam. The portraits of judge of the district court, Dr. Homan worked in plaster' birth town Meran. In this painting the three-quarter illuminated figure, indirectly, from the rear, so that the contours of the face of the sitter to emerge. The of plaster the chosen blue tones create a lyrical atmosphere, in support of the melancholy expression of the portrait. Effective Supplement the various items on the Desk, an open inkwell, a quencher, and a variety of papers in broken white shades the interior by the incident recording light, whereby a compositionally homogeneous structure is formed. Cleaning created up to the year 1906 only a few portraits, but received many orders, mainly from the ladies of the society. A second portrait version of the district court Council, in a smaller Format, which shows only the head, was formed in 1910 after a photograph (see WVZ-no. 1846). Literature: Putz, Helmut, Leo Putz, 1869-1940 - list of works in two volumes. Bd. II, Gauting 1994, WVZ-no. 1813 (with Fig.).

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