Le Berger et la Bergère, Charles François Daubigny
Charles François Daubigny
Le Berger et la Bergère
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Charles François Daubigny

Le Berger et la Bergère, 1874


Blatt
440 x 310 mm
Platte
287 x 218 mm
Darstellung
254 x 195 mm
Inventory Number
67047
Object Number
67047 D
Acquisition
Acquired in 1975 as a gift from Hedwig and Helmut Goedeckemeyer, property of Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V.
Status
Not on display

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About the Acquisition

Immediately after World War I, the art connoisseur and bibliophile Helmut Goedeckemeyer (1898–1983) began amassing one of the largest collections of prints by Käthe Kollwitz. He supplemented these holdings with works of late nineteenth-century French and German printmaking, illustrated books by Max Slevogt, Alfred Kubin and others, and small-scale sculptures by such artists as Aristide Maillol. His collection ultimately encompassed more than 5,000 works. Goedeckemeyer’s close ties to the Städel Museum date back to the 1920s. From 1959 onwards, he and his wife Hedwig were members of the Städelscher Museums-Verein (Städel Museum Association). The City of Frankfurt acquired his Kollwitz collection for the Städtische Galerie (Municipal Gallery) in 1964. He made several gifts to the Städel collection of prints and drawings over the years, and in 1970 presented the museum with Honoré Daumier’s “Ratapoil” (inv. no. St.P391).

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14.05.2024