London, South Kensington
15 December 2010
A DRESDEN PORCELAIN PLAQUE OF 'THE PENITENT MAGDALENE'
CIRCA 1871, THE REVERSE INSCRIBED BY L.STURM
Painted by L.Sturm, with the recumbent Mary reading in a rocky landscape, her book resting upon a skull, within a leaf-moulded gilt-wood rectangular frame
The plaque approximately 17 7/8 in. x 11 1/2 in. (45.4 cm. x 29.2 cm.)
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L. Sturm is listed as an independant porcelain painter in Dresden. See Robert Röntgen, The Book of Meissen, Atglen, 1996, p.322, no.190.
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