Lot 139. Seeadler. Johannes Holst

Starting price:€ 3 500
Auction date:28.04.2018   13:00
ID 59061
Lot 139Seeadler. Johannes Holst
Oil/canvas, 74 x 67 cm, bottom left John signed Holst's. - The white-tailed eagle was used during the I. world war by the Germans as a frigate, as steam ships were able to operate due to the allied Blockade and of the coal in the absence of only in a limited way. Felix Graf von Luckner as a commander mounted with the white-tailed eagle, numerous enemy ships.
John Holst. Hamburg-Altenwerder 1880 - Hamburg-Altenwerder 1965
Hamburg-based Marine and landscape painter, pupil of the ship portraiti most H. P. Lüdders & trained on the model A. Melbyes. The contract with the kunsthandlung Commeter in 1903, brought him the breakthrough, soon ordered shipping companies & sailing clubs with him. In his works of nature, close to the shafts, and dramatic staging combine with extraordinary attention to detail in the presentation of the ships.
■ Museums: Hamburg (Altonaer Mus., Int. Maritime Mus.), Bremerhaven (German Schiffahrtsmus.), Groningen, St. Malo, and other
■ Literature: The New Rump, king, 'J. H., painter of the sea' (CR), king: 'J. H., His life, his work, his world', Meyer-Friese, Heydorn, including
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