Gabriel von Max

 

 Per Aspera!

oil on canvas, 1898

Gabriel von Max (1840 Prague - 1915 Munich)

Per aspera!

1898

oil on canvas

22 5/8 x 16 3/4 in. (57.5 x 42.5 cm)

signed lower right "Gab. Max"

inscribed lower left "Per aspera!"


Provenance:


1898          Galerie Heinemann, Munich

1898 -- ?    Ferdinand Levin (1849-1901), Göttingen, a textile manufacturer who in 1899 commissioned as his residence the famous Levin Villa in Göttingen (later known as the Fridtjof-Nansen-Haus, now housing the Goethe-Institut Göttingen) 



Exhibition History:


2011     "Gabriel von Max: Be-tailed Cousins and Phantasms of the Soul," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, July 9-Oct. 30, 2011


Publication History:

La Ilustración Artística 18.903 (17 April 1899), 257, with the title "Una estrella" ["A star"], reproductive engraving.

Lou Charnon-Deutsch, Fictions of the Feminine in the Nineteenth-Century Spanish Press (University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000), pg. 34, fig. 15, with the title "Una estrella" ["A star"], reproductive engraving.

Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, ed., Gabriel von Max (Seattle: Frye Art Museum, 2011), ill. 42, pg. 57.
Gabriel von Max, 
ast zu den sternen empor (Per Aspera), 
xylogravure, 
1899, 
The Daulton Collection

Contact:

Jack Daulton

The Jack Daulton Collection

Los Altos Hills, California

info@gabrielvonmax.com