KARL WAGNER PAINTINGS FOR SALE & BIOGRAPHY

KARL WAGNER

German, 1839-1923

BIOGRAPHY
Karl Wagner was born in Karlsruhe and attended the Fine Art Academy in Karlsruhe. His subjects ranged from portraits to landscapes and interiors; however he particularly specialized in military subjects, including scenes from the Franco-Prussian War and portraits of German princes. Karl Wagner’s best known painting, Bismarck at Versailles, depicting Bismarck, Favre and Thiers negotiating the Peace Treaty in 1871, was published as a widely available lithograph.

The artist’s daughter, Juliette Wagner (1868-1937) was also a painter, trained in Düsseldorf, the city in which Karl Wagner died in 1923.

Museum Collections:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Staatliche Museen, Berlin
State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe
Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal

Mark Murray Fine Paintings is a New York gallery specializing in buying and selling 19th century and early 20th century artwork. 

Please contact us if you are interested in selling your Karl Wagner paintings or other artwork from the 19th century and early 20th century.