Authentic Movie Poster Draft for The black Whale, 1934

Authentic Movie Poster Draft for The black Whale, 1934 – the famous movie ” The black Whale ” ( Zum schwarzen Walfisch ) by Fritz Wendhausen, starring Emil Jannings.

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Size: 11 x 9 in. ( complete item incl. margins, 7.7 x 5 in is the size of the graphic )

Scarce item. Artist signed SB 34

Artist Hans Sussenbeck was designer for posters, postcards, magazines. Monarchist before WWII, politically right during the Nazi regime and awarded with States honors afterwards. German actor Emil Jannings made his professional stage debut at 18. In 1906 he was invited to join Max Reinhardt’s theater in Berlin.

In 1927 Paramount signed him and he moved to Hollywood. Jannings won the very first Best Actor Academy Award for his first two American films, The Last Command (1928) and The Way of All Flesh (1927). Because of his thick German accent, the advent of sound ended his American career. He returned to Germany in 1929.

When the Nazis came to power in 1933, he was enlisted to participate in the state’s propaganda machine. At war’s end Jannings was blacklisted by the Allied authorities, and he never made another film. He died five years later, lonely and bitter. Fritz Wendhausen was a popular film director in the 1920-40s. His Peer Gynt, was rather an adaptation of of Ibsen’s motifs which presented ideology and propaganda of that time though.”

Dong Shouping Painting, Bamboo 董寿平画

Dong Shouping Painting, Bamboo

Wonderful painting by Dong Shouping (1904 – 1997) , Bamboo, 墨竹.

Inscription by the artist, 2 seals by the artist Dong Shouping 董寿平.

Size: L:27.5 in × W:19.00 inches.

Mounted with silk frame. Not as scroll.

Dong Shouping is famous for his bamboo paintings and landscapes.

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Chinese Scroll Painting: Charming Motif with Bluebird

Chinese Scroll Painting Bluebird in Tree. Silk-Painting

Chinese Scroll Painting

Old Chinese painting, mixed media on silk, depicting a bluebird perched on a large pine-tree.
Very delicately executed and very charming.

Artist signed: Ying Bang (hua shi) 英邦画史 Two seals under signature: 稻薰之樵 (?) and 英邦 ( Ying Bang).

The painting is form early-mid last century. Good condition with a few tiny brown spots from aging.

Size 35 x 14 inches (89 x 35,6 cm)

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Wolfgang Hutter: House of Friends Authentic Autograph

Wolfgang Hutter: House of Friends. Authentic Autograph:

Wolfgang Hutter autograph

Wolfgang Hutter Autograph on Artist postcard titled ” Haus der Freundinnen”

Size: 4 x 6 in. Very fine condition.

Hutter, Wolfgang, born 1928 in Wien is one of Austria’s most famous Artists and founder of the so called The Vienna Phantastic Realists. ( Wiener Schule des Phantastischen Realismus ).

Between 1945 and 1950 he has been studying at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna with his father Anton Paris Guetersloh as teacher and Ernst Fuchs, Rudolf Hausner as colleagues.

He is famous for his dream like, fairy tale – like paintings which are delicately executed and stand for highest art standard.

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Antique Chinese painting Qing Dynasty Liu Daming

Antique Chinese paintings Qing Dynasty Liu Daming 刘大铭

Antique Chinese painting from the Qing Dynasty, Dao Guang 道光 era, 1882. Painted by the known artist Liu Daming 刘大铭, signed and with 2 seal imprints.

The painting shows a scholar over his books in his hermitage. Plum- and pine tree in front of his study.

Scroll painting, 16,5 x 75,2 inches (42 x 191 cm), mounted on silk, good condition.

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China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions 红楼梦

China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions

Four antique scroll-paintings as set with scenes from the famous novel Hong Lou Meng (Dream of Red Chamber).

The paintings depict nightly scenes so the faces are in dark color.

Qing Dynasty paintings, artist signed, painted on silk, mounted as scrolls.

Each one is 8 x 40 inches ( 20,3 x 115 cm ) + margins. The wax-seals added at the cover were needed for export.

Very fine paintings of high artistic standard.

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Yuan Songnian Fan Painting with Landscape – 袁松年扇面

Yuan Songnian Fan Painting with Landscape from 1948

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Atmospheric landscape painting on a fan by the important Chinese painter Yuan Songnian (1895-1966).

Mounted, 67,5 x 40 cm. Wear at the margins, the fan itself is clean with no faults – just normal aging.

Yuan Songnian was member of the “Hai-Pai” (Shanghai-school), graduated at the St. John’s University, was teacher at the Academy in Shanghai, and leading member of the Shanghai Artist’s Association.

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袁松年(1895 – 1966)又名十,字鹤文。广东番禺人。海派山水画名家。毕业于圣约

翰大学。曾任上海中国画院画师,中国美术家协会上海分会会员,上海文史馆馆员,

黄浦区政协委员.

Arnulf Rainer Autogramm: Hand-signed Postcard. CoA

Arnulf Rainer artist-postcard, hand-signed


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The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Color postcard after the original painting: 4 Monkeys ( The Monkey-Family). 1969/71.

Arnulf Rainer is an Austrian painter and is internationally renowned for his abstract informal art.

In his early years, Rainer was influenced by the Surrealism. In 1950, he founded the Hundsgruppe (dog group) together with Ernst Fuchs, Arik Brauer and Josef Mikl. After 1954, Rainers style evolved towards Destruction of Forms, with blackenings, overpaintings and maskings of illustrations and photographs, dominating his later work. He was close to the Vienna Actionism, featuring body art and painting under drug influence.

His works are shown in the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. As the culmination of the appraisal of his work, in 1993 the Arnulf Rainer Museum opened in New York, United States.

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Attractive Chinese Fan, hand painted with Birds and Calligraphy

Chinese Fan: Hand Painted with Birds and Calligraphy

Decorative old fan, paper in wooden frame. Four scenes with birds and longer calligraphy right of the paintings. Artist signed and seal-imprints of the artist.
Nice paintings and very neat hand writing.

 

The fan comes from a well cultivated collection and is in very good condition.

Size: 18 x 10,9 inches ( 47 x 27 cm).

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