Raphael Kirchner Original Art Nouveau Postcard Young Woman Plays Harp Germany


Raphael Kirchner Original Art Nouveau Postcard Young Woman Plays Harp Germany

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Raphael Kirchner Original Art Nouveau Postcard Young Woman Plays Harp Germany:
$41


RAPHAEL KIRCHNER / ORIGINAL ART NOUVEAU POSTCARD / HAND COLORED / YOUNG EVOCATIVE WOMAN PLAYS HARP / CARD CORNER MOUNTED ON BACK MATTING / PINK FLOWER IN HAIR / RAPHAEL KIRCHNER / SER. 99 No. XI / LITHOGR. & DRUCK V. MEISSNER & BUCH LEIPZIG / CIRCA 1890s - 1905

DATE : NO DATE GIVEN

SIZE : THIS ORIGINAL RAPHAEL KIRCHNER ART NOUVEAU STYLE POSTCARD MEASURES AS FOLLOWS : 8 INCHES BY 10 INCHES LONG MOUNTED / ACTUAL POSTCARD MEASURES : 5 ½ INCHES TALL BY 3 5/8 INCHES WIDE

CONDITION : THIS ORIGINAL PERIOD RAPHAEL KIRCHNER ART NOUVEAU LADY POST CARD IS CORNER MOUNTED ON SPECKLED / TEXTURED PAPER BOARD / CARD IS UN-DIVIDED / UN-USED / THERE IS EVIDENCE OF HAND COLOR WASH AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CARD NOTED IN THE DIGITAL IMAGE IN THIS LISTING … EXCEPT FOR THESE NOTED ISSUES THIS RAPHAEL KIRCHNER ART NOUVEAU LADY POSTCARD IS IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT PRE-OWNED CONDITION … THERE ARE NO RIPS NO TEARS NO CREASES NO POSTAGE NO NOTES WRITTEN ON BACK NO DAMAGES AND NO REPAIRS … DELICATE HAND COLORING AS FOUND 35 YEARS AGO WHEN ORIGINALLY PURCHASED / WHEN WE SAY THE CARD IS MOUNTED ON THE BACK GROUND WE DO NOT MEAN THAT THE ENTIRE BACK OF THE CARD IS GLUED FULLY TO THE MATTING / JUST A TOUCH OF ADHESIVE TO THE BACK FOUR CORNERS

FROM THE TURN OF THE CENTURY 1890s - 1905 WE OFFER THIS ORIGINAL RAPHAEL KIRCHNER ART NOUVEAU STYLE POSTCARD / THE THEME IS THAT OF A YOUNG WOMAN PLAYING AN EXOTIC HAND HELD HARP / THE HARP LIKE THE YOUNG WOMAN PLAYING IT IS EROTICALLY EVOCATIVE / THERE IS A SINGLE LARGE PINK BLOSSOMING FLOWER IN HER HAIR ON THE SIDE OF HER HEAD ( JUST AT HER EAR ) / SHE IS YOUNG DELICATE AND QUITE LOVELY / HER DRESS IS AN ADVANCED STYLE FOR THE ERA / LIGHT BLUE IN COLOR BACKGROUND THE DESIGN PRINTED ON THE DRESS SUGGESTS A WIDE AND FREE MACRAMÉ PATTERN / FORM FITTING / SLEEVELESS WITH STRAPS OF THE SAME COLOR AS THE DESIGN PRINTED ON THE DRESS / HER LEFT HAND HOLDS THE HARP CLOSE TO HER BODY & HEAD THE RIGHT HAND PLUCKS THE HARP STRINGS / SHE IS TOTALLY ABSORBED IN HER PLAYING / ONE CAN ONLY IMAGINE HER HUMMING TO THE SONG PLAYED ON HER INSTRUMENT / HER HAIR WAVY IS PULLED BACK INTO A BUN / A HEAD STRAP KEEPS STRAY HAIR FROM HER FACE AND EYES / SHE APPEARS TO BE STANDING IN A PATCH OF TALL WILD FLOWERS / HER IMAGE DOMINATES THE FOREFRONT OF THE CARD / IN THE BACKGROUND A VAST PLAIN WITH SMALL BODY OF WATER & A TOUCH OF GOLD REFLECTION ALONG THE EDGE REFLECTING ON THE WATERS EDGE / THE ARTIST NAME / SIGNATURE STYLE PRINTED TO THE MID RIGHT SIDE OF THE CARD BACKGROUND / THE BOTTOM OF THE CARD PRINTED WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TEXT : NURNBERG THEO STROEFER’S KUNSTVERLAG SER. 99 No XI / LITHOGR & DRUCK V MEISSNER & BUCH LEIPZIG / A QUALITY ORIGINAL PERIOD NOT REPRODUCTION ART NOUVEAU POSTCARD BY RAPHAEL KIRCHNER / AN EXCELLENT ADDITION TO ANY ART NOUVEAU COLLECTION


Raphael Kirchner Original Art Nouveau Postcard Young Woman Plays Harp Germany:
$41

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