21 April 2009
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, THE VOICES OF THE FAIRIES
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND H, INCISED 21½ -15¾
Finely painted after Bodenhausen with a maiden seated on a hillside before a tree, her hand raised to her temple as an owl lifts its wings in flight
21½ in. x 16 in. (54.5 x 40.7 cm.), within a giltwood frame
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Baron Cuno von Bodenhausen (b. Witzenhausen 1852) was part of the Munich Academy.
The present subject was inspired by a German fairy tale. See Christie's, New York, 31 October 2000, lot 70.
Please note the date on this plaque should read LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY.
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