Lot 4046. Sascha Schneider (discount) , self-portrait of the artist 1927

Starting price: € 2 200
Auction date: 24.02.2018   15:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4046 | Sascha Schneider (discount) , self-portrait of the artist 1927
Alexander (Sascha) Schneider Of St. Petersburg, 1870 - 1927 Świnoujście. Actually, Rudolph Karl Alexander Schneider. German painter and sculptor, particularly known as an Illustrator of the book title the stories of Karl May, inter alia, "Through Wild Kurdistan", "On the Rio de la Plata", etc. studying at the Dresden art Academy, since 1903 acquaintance with Karl May. Since 1904, this cutter was a Professor in Weimar. Part in Florence and Dresden. His motives are also, in particular male Nudes and heroic scenes. Subject: Slightly to the side-given self-portrait of the artist. Pencil/Charcoal (?) on slightly brownish paper, lower right monogrammed and dated "S. S." from 1927, about 40 x 30 cm (field of view about passe-partout), under glass framed. It is in this portrait, probably the last self-portrait, Sascha Schneider before his tragic death in 1927. Provenance: From the estate of the artist; the least significant Bamberger's private collection. Literature in AuswahLänge: H.-G. Röder, Sascha Schneider, a painter for Karl May, Bamberg, 1995; S. Opitz (Hg.), S. Schneider, idea painter and body artist, Weimar, 2013; C. Strong, S. Schneider - An artist of the German symbolism, Marburg, 2016.

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Preview 17.02.2018 - 21.02.2018
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