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Kehrer 1821
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Kehrer 1821

Author: Christian Wilhelm Karl Kehrer (1770-1869)
Year: 1821
Description: Oil painting of rhinoceros dated 1821. This is probably Tourniaire's Rhinoceros exhibited in different places in Germany. Painting sold by Sotherby's in 2002:<br>signed and dated lower right C.K.j./pxt: 1821 oil on canvas There is an inscription on the reverse of the canvas that reads, Das Asiatische Nashorn./Rhinoceros Asiaticus.Mas./Höhe:6'2"./Länge: 11'10"/ Alt:5 1/2 Jahr/ fr (np?)s :Sch/ C.Kehrer.jun:/ad vivum pinxit. Kehrer was known as both a painter and a draughtsman of wildlife and hunting scenes. He provided illustrations for the Taschenbuch für Forst und Jagdschriftsteller [The Handbook for Lovers of Forestry and Hunting] written by the famous chronicler of hunting, K. F. v. Wildungen. He was also given a commission from King Friedrich I of Württemberg to decorate the "moose-house'' with hunting scenes.
Location: Captive
Subject: Captivity
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 41,1 kb
Dimensions: 750x556 px
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