Famous German Artist Fedor Encke (1851-1936) Huge Antique oil painting on canvas
Up for sale is an original antique oil painting on canvas by Famous German - American Artist Fedor Encke, depicting a portrait of a Gentlemen dressed in a dark suit, white shirt, and dark gray tie.Signed and dated in a lower-left corner Fedor Encke 1913.Please read some interesting information about Artist according to different sources.Fedor Encke was a German painter who was born in 1851 in Berlin, Germany. The younger brother of Erdmann Encke who was a sculptor, Encke was the illegitimate grandson of King Frederick Wilhelm II of Prussia and Mistress Wilhelmine Encke, Countess of Lichtenau. Fedor studied under Karl Gussow in Berlin and then went on to study in Rome and Paris. Although he set up a studio in Berlin during the 1880s, he seems to have traveled regularly between Paris and New York painting many American Society sitters, including President Theodore Roosevelt.Encke's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $888 USD to $32,500 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2010 the record price for this artist at auction is $32,500 USD for Portrait of J. Pierpont Morgan, sold at Christie's New York in 2015. In MutualArt’s artist press archive, Fedor Encke is featured in J. P. Morgan as Cutthroat Capitalist, a piece from the Smithsonian Magazine in 2011. The artist died in 1926.The painting is in good/antique condition, with no holes or cracks.Presented in a gilded frame. Please see the photos, the photos are part of the description.Measures with the frame 54" X 38", painting 47" x 31.5".Free insured shipping__________________________Please note that the physical colors of the item may vary from the pictures in the listing, given the quality of the camera, the lighting, and the background usedWe sell vintage and antique items. All of the items will have some wear from age, use, and/or handling over time. We try to take many photographs of the items to show maximum details. Please view all the photographs in the listing and feel free to ask any questions you may have about an item before you buy it. Thank you for your interest in our items.