Lot 239. Tischbein, Anton Wilhelm. Portrait of a gentleman in a Turkish robe

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Auction date:03.07.2019   16:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 239Tischbein, Anton Wilhelm. Portrait of a gentleman in a Turkish robe
Portrait of a gentleman in a Turkish robe, three-quarter portrait to the right, in front of curtain drapery seated. Countryside views of the area. Oil on canvas 134 x 94,5 cm. Restoration. Framework min. Anton Wilhelm tischbein, the "Hanauer table leg damaged", was Similar to the youngest brother, Johann Heinrich Tischbeins d., to his artistic, he was oriented like. 1753 table leg was after he had been introduced by his brother Johann Valentin in the art of painting, at the Academy in The Hague. In 1769, he was the crown Prince Wilhelm of Hesse-Kassel, his court painter professions, 1772, he was appointed a member of the "Hanau's Academy of the art of drawing". His status as court painter, Anton Wilhelm tischbein numerous portrait orders provided by wealthy citizens of the main cities, he created single - and family portraits by the Cabinet format to life-size. His style of painting is characterized by the agility and brilliance in the rendering of the Fabric and accessories. The unknown Shown, is presented to the viewer in the Pose of a scholar. In a magnificent costume "à la turque" is dressed, he sits cross-legged on a porch, in the Background of the view to a Park landscape opens up. On a table in front of a curtain, drapery, the classic symbol of Dignity in the portrait painting, he has placed his headgear, his opened left Hand is resting between that and his Smoking utensils. In the Right hand he holds a book. Marianne Heinz, who dated the paintings in the 1770s, believed in the Illustrated example, an influential businessman, in the fashion of the time, but also to show his life in prosperity, in a in Create Tischbeins unusually large size and complex, "exotic" clothing portray left. The present portrait type is to be found in Johann Heinrich Tischbeins d. Ä. Portrait of Dr. Schmidt-Capelle (the state museums of Kassel), one also large format stand-portrait. Expert Opinion Dr. Marianne Heinz, Kassel, 18. March 2019.

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