Lot 3497

A portrait of a German general in World War I, dated 1918

Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918 | A90m | Live auction | 109 Lots


Oil on canvas, signed and dated on the lower right "Craison 1918". Chest-length portrait of a Generalmajor in field grey uniform wearing many medals (14-piece medal bar, among them the Order of the Red Eagle). In old stuccoed and gilt frame (bumped). Partially slightly damaged, signs of age. Dimensions of picture 61 x 50 cm, framed 72 x 62 cm.
Professional painting with delicate colour application (minimal losses). The person depicted is probably Alfred von Besser (1854 - 1919).

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