AN UNFORGETTABLE TRIP
Gouache with white highlights on paper: 23 x 18 cm / 9 x 7 in
Signed and dated '17' lower right
Painter of genre, market and beach scenes, portraits, orientalist subjects and allegories; draughtsman, watercolourist, painter of gouaches and ceramic artist.
Friedrich Stahl was born in Munich on December 27, 1863 and died in Rome in 1949. He was a student of Wilhelm Diez at the Munich Academy. He was active in Berlin (1888-1898), England (1998), Florence (1904-1913), Munich (1914) and, until his death, in Rome.
He started his career as a painter of impressionist genre scenes.
Stahl was co-founder of the “Vereinigung der XI” in Munich. He made illustrations for, among others, “Fliegende Blätter”, and also ventured into ceramics.
Munich 1863 - Rome 1949
Berlin - Munich - Rome
U. Thieme & F. Becker, "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler; von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart", Leipzig 1978, Vol. 31, p. 446.