Sascha Schneider

Der Rufer (The Caller),

watercolor on paper,

1925

 

Sascha Schneider (St. Petersburg 1870 - 1927 Swinemuende)

Der Rufer (The Caller)

watercolor on paper

 77,7 x 44,5 cm

1925

lower left, monogrammed, dated, and inscribed "Ischia"

 

Depicting an angel on left in foreground with souls ascending from Purgatory on the right, this large-scale visionary drawing was made during Schneider's stay on Ischia during the fall and winter months of 1925 where he had retired due to illness.

 

Provenance: from the estate of the artist, with the estate stamp on verso.