Antique German Eduard Von Grutzner monk painting, dated 1895. This Eduard Von Grutzner painting depicts a monk with a quill in hand at a writing table. The antique painting is signed in the upper right and comes in a gilt frame.
9″H x 12″W (frame)
About Eduard Von Grutzner
Grutzner is considered to be one of the finest German artists of his time & his works have been displayed in numerous museums worldwide. He is best known for anecdotal works depicting clerics & academics.
Of an important historical note, Grutzner’s paintings were a favorite of Adolf Hitler and many were confiscated during the Nazi rise to power. This small painting however, had already made it’s way to the United States before the major looting took place.