Bertha Bagge, Shepherd before Church

Bagge, Bertha (1859 Frankfort/Main 1939). The Shepherd before the little Cross Church on the Hill. Etching. Inscribed: B. B. 4⅜ × 5¼ in (11 × 13.5 cm).

AKL VI, 273 (“Worked local-historically interesting etchings after pen-and-ink drawings”); Thieme-Becker II, 354. – Bagge studied under Heinrich Hasselhorst at the Art Institute of the Städel, then under Anton Burger and Peter Halm by whom she also was related to the artist colony Kronberg. Since 1897 active to a limited extend only due to illness. – On mounted China. – With the handwritten signature of master printer O. Felsing, Berlin.

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