Otto Greiner

Studies for the painting

Homage to Beauty,

circa 1890, 

red and black chalk on paper


Otto Greiner (Leipzig 1869 - 1916 Munich)

Studies for the lost painting "Huldigung an die Schönheit" ["Homage to Beauty"]

circa 1890

red and black chalk on paper

45,5 x 33 cm

signed and inscribed lower right and center: "Greiner Otto" and "dunkelgrüner Grund mit Rot Gelb und Weiß" ["dark green background with red yellow and white"]

in passepartout, mounted on left margin with adhesive strips

Provenance: private ownership, Germany

Rare sheet of studies for Greiner's painting "Huldigung an die Schönheit" ["Homage to Beauty"], circa 1890, presumed to be lost.  A reproduction of the painting can be found in Julius Vogel, Otto Greiner (Bielefeld and Leipzig: Belhagen, 1925), after pg. 8, Abb. [ill.] 14.

verso, with sketches of trees and bushes:


Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection

Los Altos Hills, California