See also:born at Gais, in
See also:Switzerland; he studied at the
See also:Munich Academy under
See also:Lenbach and Ramberg, and must be counted among the leading colourists of the
See also:modern German school . Travels in Italy, France, England and
See also:Holland, and a prolonged sojourn in
See also:Paris, helped to develop his
See also:style, which is marked by a sense of elegance and refinement all too rare in German
See also:art . His scenes of society
See also:life, such as the famous "
See also:Dinner " (189o), are painted with thoroughly Parisian esprit, and his portraits are marked by the same elegant distinction . He is particularly successful in the rendering of rustling
See also:silk and satin dresses and draperies . His
See also:historical and imaginative
See also:works are as modern in spirit and as unacademical as his portraits . At the Munich Pinakothek is his
See also:painting " Jairi Tochterlein " (1886), whilst the
See also:Konigsberg Museum contains his "
See also:Roman Bath," and the Liebieg collection in
See also:Reichenberg the "
See also:Audience with
See also:Louis XV.," the first picture that drew
See also:attention to his
See also:talent .
GOTTFRIED KELLER (1819-1890)
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