Ferdinand Knab (1834-1902)

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About Ferdinand Knab (1834-1902)

Ferdinand Knab ( born June 12, 1834 in Würzburg , November 3, 1902 in Munich ) was a German painter. Knab was initially students Heideloff in Nuremberg , where he was for two years engaged in building practice , and went to Munich in 1859 to devote himself to painting architecture . He attended the schools of Arthur Ramberg and Piloty and went to Italy in 1868 . Since his return he treated with preference motives of this country and in between was often busy with work for the winter garden of King Ludwig II in the Munich Residence and the Linderhof Castle. His paintings are characterized by poetic conception , architectural motives he assigns most of the landscape below . He loved colorful evenings, pour over the ruins of their magic and mighty trees. Of particular value are his watercolors . The " Munich pictures sheet " containing a series of magnificent cuts Knabs drawing.

Oil on board, 8.5”h x 6”w, overall size is 13”h x 10.5”w
Signed lower right. c. 1880s

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