Wolf Thaler, Still Life With Flowers

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An early 20th-century oil on canvas depicting an arrangement of beautiful flowers by classically trained German artist, Wolf Thaler (1895-1952).

Thaler trained at the Academy in Munich and was particularly inspired by the high-contrast drama of 17th-century Dutch flower painting. The Old Masters of the Baroque era certainly set the bar high with regards to still lifes and, like many of his contemporaries, Thaler enjoyed working in this style.

The painting is housed within what appears to be its original frame.

Medium
Oil on canvas
Size including frame
20½” x 27½” / 52cm x 70cm
Year of creation
c. 1930
Provenance
Germany
Condition
Craquelure in areas and two small invisible repairs to the canvas. Framed with light age-related wear.
Artist’s auction highlight
£3,527 achieved for ‘Üppige Blumenstilleben’ at Auktionshaus Stahl, Germany in 2017.