Antique Art Large Framed Painting Elegant Lady Watercolour & Pastel Signed Fr Reusing 1912
Antique Art Large Framed Painting Elegant Lady Watercolour & Pastel Signed Fr Reusing 1912.The painting measures 66 inches tall by 45 inches wide. Fritze Reusing, born December 25, 1874 in Mülheim am Rhein. Died December 1956 in Haan. One of the last classical portrait painters at the Düsseldorf School of Painting at the beginning of the 20th century. He became a member of the academic association "Laetitia", an influential student association at the Düsseldorf Art Academy (founded around 1879), was a member of the Free Association of Düsseldorf Artists and belonged to the Malkasten artists' association from 1897/1898 until his death in 1956.Reusing made his big breakthrough at a young age, for his female portrait of "Mira", daughter of Karl Rudolf Sohn and later the wife of his fellow student Werner Heuser, he was awarded a gold medal in 1901 at the International Art Exhibition in the Royal Glass Palace in Munich. He was one of the last portrait painters of the Düsseldorf School and sought after nationally. Commissions took him to Berlin, Munich, Paris, Holland and Belgium. In 1918, Fritz Reusing was made an honorary member of the art academy, where he led the portrait painting class as professor. He was known for his casual, powerful portraits, in which he always successfully captured the lively characteristics of the subject.
His painting style was characterized by a loose, broad brushwork, effective compositions with a virtuoso play of colours. Fritz Reusing painted numerous famous contemporaries, including artist colleagues, musicians, including Richard Strauss and Igor Stravinsky as well as great scientists such as Albert Einstein and Max Planck. He also created representative portraits of rulers, including the Kaiser Wilhelm I., Friedrich III. and Wilhelm II. Part of a recent Estate Clearance. Location of Items Stafford UK ST16.DELIVERY - Closing auction invoices do not include delivery unless stated within the lot description. If you choose to use our shipping then the Vendor clearing this stock will handle all deliveries using DPD, Royal Mail, MyHermes or their own courier service. Buyers can arrange their own couriers if they wish but must inform the Vendor of this. --- SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM: - Buyer Can Collect or arrange own courier. The Vendor (Details on Auction Invoice) can arrange shipping for this item. Please contact them for details of their UK shipping prices and their shipping terms & conditions which deal only with their shipping process and are totally separate from the terms and conditions relating to this auction process.
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