Hans Unger

Study for Salome,

circa 1917,

charcoal heightened with white

 
Hans Unger (Bautzen 1872-1936 Dresden)
"Study for Salome"
circa 1917
charcoal drawing, heightened in white, on olive-gray paper
50 x 36 cm
signed lower right "Hans Unger"
titled lower left: "Studie für Salome"

The drawing was made circa 1917 as a study for the painting "Salome", today in the Städtische Galerie Dresden, inv.no. 1960/77. The work shows the opera singer and director Eva Plaschke-von der Osten. The subject had been familiar to Hans Unger since the world premiere of Richard Strauss' opera "Salome" at the Royal Court Theater in Dresden in 1905.


 
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