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    HUGO UNGEWITTER (German 1869-1944)
    Frederick The Great Surveying The Field Of Battle, 1922
    Oil on canvas
    32-1/2 x 43-1/4 inches (82.6x 109.9 cm)
    Signed and dated at lower left: UNGEWITTER.BERLIN.1922

    Literature:
    E. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, vol.13, cited p.909 as "Frederic le Grand avec ses generaux"

    Hugo Ungewitter, a well-known German painter of military, hunting, animal and sporting scenes, studied at the Dusseldorf Academy from 1888 to 1897. This particular history painting by Hugo Ungewitter depicts Frederick the Great (1712-1786) of the House of Hohenzollern erect upon his mount, looking into the foggy field of battle. He is accompanied by his brother, Prince Henry, and Prussian Generals, who survey the terrain over which they plan the waging of the next battle.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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