Navigate >

 

“Brunnenfigur”

A picture of the statue exists  when it was displayed and exhibited in the 1911 “Großen Deutsche Kunstausstellung” in Dusseldorf. Wether the statue was actually used and placed as fountain adornment nor its today’s where-abouts could not be established. 

GvB

Archive

Gregor (II), the son of a painter (Gregor I), married to a painters daughter, died shortly after arriving at the front in the battle of the Aisne. His wife Marianne died 6 months later (from grief, suicide, illnes  ?) They had two small children, a daughter and a son Gregor (III) who would fall in 1942. 


The madness and horrors of war. So young, so much wasted talent: see also Friedrich Lißmann and Franz Marc, artists represented in this collection and also victims in Flanders Fields. 

gerbrandcaspers@icloud.com