Gabriel von Max


c. 1885,

oil on canvas


Gabriel von Max (Prague 1840-1915 Munich)

Purgatory (Fegefeuer)


          (or Cleansing Fire)


            oil on canvas

            17 3/4 x 14 3/8 in. (45 x 36,5 cm)


                  circa 1885


            signed upper right: G. Max

            inscribed upper left: Fegfeur [sic]

Conserved by Andrea Rothe (formerly, Senior Paintings Conservator, Getty Museum) and Jeanne McKee-Rothe (formerly, Paintings Conservator, Norton Simon Museum).

The Daulton Collection, Symbolismus, contains the world's largest collection of works by Gabriel von Max.  See

The Daulton Collection