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101356 | GERMANY. Franz von Lenbach bronze Medal.

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    101356  |  GERMANY. Franz von Lenbach bronze Medal. Issued 1904. Commemorating the life of the famous portrait painter (69mm, 243.95 g, 12h). By H. Hahn.


    FRANZ LENBACH, bust right / Winged genius alighting right, holding torch; IGNIS - DE COELO (fire from the heavens) across field. Edge: C. POELLATH SCHROBENHAUSEN.


    Bernhart 165; Volwahsen 257; Hauser 302; Hamburger Kunsthalle 692. Choice About Uncirculated. Deep brown surfaces, with some lighter reddish-brown highlights. Great relief and depth, with a thickness varying between 8–11mm.


    A celebrated painter known primarily for his portraits of prominent personalities among the arts and the noble classes, Franz von Lenbach garnered the nickname of the malerfürst, or the "painter prince."


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