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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 27

    A GERMAN RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, JUDITH

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, DECORATOR'S PAPER LABEL FOR E.A. FLEISHMANN'S, MUNICH, SIGNED ON THE FRONT AND REVERSE F. STURM, RIEDEL AT LEFT

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, JUDITH
    Late 19th/20th century, decorator's paper label for E.A. Fleishmann's, Munich, signed on the front and reverse F. Sturm, Riedel at left
    Finely painted after Riedel with a three-quarter length portrait of the Biblical raven-haired beauty holding a sword in one hand and the head of Holoferness in the other
    11 1/8 x 9 in. (28.2 x 23 cm.), within a yellow velvet and metal frame


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    August Riedel, German (1802-1883)

    The present subject is based on a painting in the collection of Neue Pinakothek, Munich (gal. no. WAF 826).