Oval composition: portrait of a girl

Edmund Vodik


Oval composition: portrait of a girl

(1817 Alvensleben - 1886 Magdeburg) Portrait of a Girl Oval composition, the full-length portrait shows a girl from a prosperous family, dressed in a white summer dress and sitting on the edge of a park, with a doll and a red rose in her lap or in her right hand, next to her the doll carriage with a small bouquet of roses lying inside. Finely painted, empathetically characterized work by Wodick, known for several children's portraits. Wodick studied from 1836 to 1841 at the Academy in Düsseldorf, among others with Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow and the renowned portrait and genre painter Carl Ferdinand Sohn. He developed a special talent for portrait painting. From 1841 to 1846, Wodick spent a longer time in Paris and Rome, where his activity as a portraitist brought him increasing commissions; the Bavarian King Ludwig I and Prince Heinrich of Prussia were among his buyers and admirers, as well as well-to-do nobles. In 1846, Wodick returned to Magdeburg, where he also established himself as a sought-after portrait painter of numerous personalities of rank and name from politics, economy, science, and culture. In 1862, even Prussian King Wilhelm I personally posed for him. Oil on canvas; Signed and dated 1869. 110 cm x 86 cm. Original frame.

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13 Feb 2024

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Author Edmund Vodik

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