Erich Wessel, Portrait Of A Lady In A Panama Hat
A large portrait of a stylish lady in a white Panama hat and red dress with a lace collar. She’s wearing a silver bracelet on her left wrist and a gold wedding ring.
The artist, Erich Wessel (1906-1983), studied at the College of Fine Arts in his hometown of Hamburg and worked primarily as a landscape and portrait painter.
|Medium||Oil on canvas|
|Size including frame||33” x 28” / 84cm x 71cm|
|Year of creation||c. 1941|
|Condition||Two visible repairs to the canvas and the frame has some minor paint losses here and there.|
|Artist’s auction highlight||£3,500 achieved at Christie’s in 1986 for 'Gemüsemarkt, Hamburg'.|