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Serenade. Spitzweg, Munich

KARL SPITZWEG, born 5th February 1808 at Munich where he died also on 23rd September 1885. He studied at the University of Munich and dedicated himself towards 1835 to the study of Art. He chose for his paintings the life of the contented citizen charact

German
after 1906
Publisher Stengel & Co. (Dutch, 1885 - 1945)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.3797

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph with gilded beveled edges on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
Stengel & Co., G.m.b.H., Dresden 29145
Made in Germany.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder