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Walter Leistikow Even likeness with brush oil painting


Even likeness with brush
Painting ID::  44953
Walter Leistikow
Even likeness with brush
mk184 1913 oils on wood 72.5x60cm

   
   
     

Walter Leistikow Sundown at Lake Grunewald oil painting


Sundown at Lake Grunewald
Painting ID::  54311
Walter Leistikow
Sundown at Lake Grunewald
mk235 1898 Oil on canvas 167x252cm

   
   
     

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     Walter Leistikow
     1865-1908,German painter, decorative artist, etcher, exhibition organizer and writer. He studied painting briefly in 1883, at the Akademie in Berlin, but he was dismissed after six months as 'untalented'. From 1883 to 1885 he trained with the painter Hermann Eschke (1823-1900) and from 1885 to 1887 with the Norwegian painter Hans Fredrik Gude. Gude had a decisive influence on the style of Leistikow's early works, as is especially clear in Leistikow's light coastal landscapes with figures. His most significant work from this period, however, is Brickworks near Eckernferde (1887; ex-Gem?ldegal. Neue Meister, Dresden). Leistikow's dismissal from the Akademie concentrated his attention on issues of artistic policy. When the German government decided not to send works for exhibition in the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889, Leistikow himself organized the dispatch of works to Paris. In 1892,

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