The Passion of Collecting Academic Nudes

Join me as we explore my collection of Academic Nudes from the 18th, 19th, and Early 20th Centuries and serendipitous finds in the Museum, Art Auction, and Gallery world......examples from the Golden Age of the European Academie

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Otto Greiner (1869-1916): Standing Female Nude

Galerie Bassenge, Berlin, DE has listed another of those beautiful Otto Greiner (1869-1916) academic nudes. If you have a spare 4,000.00 Euros to get the bidding started on this one then you have my best wishes. Enjoy.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Carl Hartmann (1818-1857): Fruhlingstanz (Spring Dance)

I have a backlog of works that I have culled from Auction sites over the last few months and I thought I would get started and list some of them. Carl Hartmann (1818-1857) was a German born Romanticist portrait painter and miniaturist who lived in England for some years. This is one of those endearing little works of children at play.

Here are two additional examples of his works: