Lot 2178

A group of Knötel watercolors

German Historical Collectibles from 1919 onwards | A83r | Live auction | 608 Lots


Eighteen individually framed watercolors, depicting various Wehrmacht armed forces in uniform and in action in the field, by the painter Herbert Knötel. Herbert’s father was the famous painter Richard Knötel, who was well known for magazine and military illustrations, published a study of uniforms in 18 volumes and was one of the founding members of the Society for Army Science. His son, Herbert, an accomplished illustrator himself, was referred to as “Knötel the Younger”. Only two sets of illustrations are known to exist. One frame has had glass removed, all others intact. Dimensions of each framed illustration 22 x 28 cm.

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The auction includes 608 lots and starts on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 2608. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 Oct., 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.