carl-strathmann-german-1866-1939-saint-francis-preaching-to-the-birds
Lot 130
Carl Strathmann (German, 1866-1939), Saint Francis Preaching to the Birds
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mixed media on illustration board, signed upper right, with old label "No. 248" affixed to verso, presented under glass in a contemporary gilt frame.

Board 27 1/8 x 27 1/4 in.; Frame dimensions 31 1/4 x 31 in.

Carl Strathmann was a painter, draftsman, illustrator and designer of furntiureand textiles. Closely associated with the symbolists, his fantastical and highly decorative paintings were described as "grotesque Art Nouveau" in a 1976 exhibition of his paintings at the Rheinisches Landesmuseum in Bonn.

In 2019, the M√ľnchner Stadtmuseum presented an exhibition of Strathmann's works.

Minor nicks to edges of board; overall in good estate condition.

$1,000 - 3,000