"May". Design for a Ceiling Painting for the Café Bauer, Hans Thoma
Hans Thoma
"May". Design for a Ceiling Painting for the Café Bauer
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Hans Thoma: Mai, Ausmalung der Decke des Café Bauer im 1883 von Simon Ravenstein erbauten und im 2. Weltkrieg zerstörten Wohn- und Geschäftshaus Bavaria, Ecke Schillerplatz/Zeil, Frankfurt am Main

Hans Thoma

"May". Design for a Ceiling Painting for the Café Bauer, ca. 1884


Blatt
673 x 379 mm
Darstellung
528 x 350 mm
Physical Description
Collage, coloured chalk, watercolour and opaque white, brush in black and blue over pencil on blue mottled wove paper on beige wove paper cardboard
Inventory Number
SG 1989
Object Number
SG 1989 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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Title
"May". Design for a Ceiling Painting for the Café Bauer
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Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Collage, coloured chalk, watercolour and opaque white, brush in black and blue over pencil on blue mottled wove paper on beige wove paper cardboard
Material
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Geographic Reference
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Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert auf dem Montierungsbogen mittig (mit Bleistift): Hans Thoma; bezeichnet mittig (mit schwarzem Stift): Mai; in den vier Ecken: 5; in der Darstellung oben (mit dem Pinsel in Blau): Zwilling
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

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Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection

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31.03.2021