Lot 5172

Herbert Knötel – A group of watercolors

International Military History from 1919 | A89r | Live auction | 900 Lots

Hammer price € 2,000

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Description

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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