The wheel of fortune, Hans Thoma
Hans Thoma
The wheel of fortune
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Hans Thoma: Das Glücksrad, 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

The wheel of fortune, ca. 1884


Blatt
705 x 378 mm
Darstellung
500 x 354 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 1999
Object Number
SG 1999 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
The wheel of fortune
Draughtsman
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 links (mit Bleistift): Hans Thoma; bezeichnet mittig: Beleuchtung / Das Glücksrad; in den vier Ecken (mit der Feder in Schwarz): 3
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  • 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