Albert von Keller


(Woman in a Trance?)

oil on canvas

Albert von Keller (Swiss-German, 1844-1920)
Melancholy (Woman in a Trance?)
oil on canvas laid down on board 
44,5 x 38,1 cm (17 1/2 x 15 in.) board
54,3 x 47,9 cm (21 3/8 x 18 7/8 in.) frame
signed upper right: "A. KELLER"
verso inscribed by an unknown hand: "Melancholie"

Given Albert von Keller's interest in the paranormal, this figure may be under hypnosis (mesmerism) or otherwise in a state of trance.

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Jack Daulton
The Jack Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California