Anton Alexander von Werner | Malvina

ANTON ALEXANDER VON WERNER
German, 1843–1915

Portrait of the Artist’s Wife, Malvina

Signed with initials and dated A v W./ 1873
Pencil on paper
8½ x 11 inches (21.1 x 28.2 cm)
Framed: 13 x 15¼ inches (33 x 38.7 cm.)

The artist’s wife, Malvina, née Schrödter, was the daughter of his teacher at the Karlsruhe Academy.  She frequently modeled for her husband’s drawings and paintings.

Provenance
Charles Rich, by 1995

Exhibited
Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1995 (on loan)
New York, Shepherd Gallery, European Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture 1770-1930: Summer Exhibition, 2017, no. 45, illustrated

$3,400

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