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Title Hindelopen, Holland
Collection Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Artist Werner, Alexander Friedrich (German artist, 1825-1908)
Date 1875 (dated)
Signed yes
Description Alexander Friedrich Werner, called Fritz Werner, was a pupil of Adolph von Menzel in Berlin and of Jean-Louis Meissonier in Paris. He became a member of the Berlin Academy in 1880.
Current Accession Number 1931P13
Former Accession Number P.13'31
Inscription back 'A. F. Werner, Hindelopen, 1875'
Subject landscape (Hindelopen, Holland)
Measurements 38.1 x 29.7 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Mrs Mary Gertrude Tucker 1931.
Publications Catalogue of Paintings in Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, 1960; Foreign Paintings in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, A Summary Catalogue, 1983, no. 157.
Notes Much memorablilia of this artist in the will on Mrs. Tucker. It is likely that she was a friend or acquaintance of the artist and the painting may have been a gift. In Tucker inventory, no. 10.
Rights Owner Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth
 

 

 

 

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