Lot 328. ZIESENIS, JOHANN GEORG 1716 Copenhagen in 1776, Hanover

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Auction date:21.03.2018   14:00
Lot 328ZIESENIS, JOHANN GEORG 1716 Copenhagen in 1776, Hanover
Mr portrait (self-portrait) half figure to the left, the head to the right turned. In the clothing of the members of the Herrnhut community (Moravian brethren). Oil on canvas. 32 x 24 cm. Doubled. Restored. Min. dam. Frame. By Ziesenis, only one is so far self-portrait in the Mature man's age is known (CR. no. 230). According to the friendly notice of Dr. Wolfgang Wiese, this early self-portrait, could have originated in the time when the boy "art, Mahler" had a castle at the beginning of his Mannheim-based activities to 1743-1745 Studio and apartment - like other artists - in the electoral Palatinate. Which is in line with a communication of the Saxon envoy to the court of the elector, the art theorist and collector of Christian Ludwig von Hagedorn, 1745, Ziesenis there encountered (Schrader, p. u., p. 22). Literature: Schrader, Karin, The Portrait Painter Johann Georg Ziesenis (1716-1776). Life and work with critical oeuvre catalog (= Göttinger contributions to art, science, Bd. 3). Münster, 1995, p. 154 f., CR no. 23 (Fig. 41): this paintings. "To 1745-50" dated. Contact Johann Georg Ziesenis to the Moravian Church should be for the artist to be a defining factor of his life (see, inter alia, Schrader, op. cit., P. 19).

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