Lily von Poschinger. 1900. Oil on canvas. Signd and dated in lower right. Verso of stretcher with various inscriptions and numbers. 70.7 x 58.6 cm (27.8 x 23 in).
We are grateful to Dr. Sonja von Baranow, Munich, for her kind support in catalogingthis work.
PROVENANCE: Klaus Bach, Canada (verso of stretcher with hand-written ownership note). Art Auction House Schlosser, Bamberg, auction on November 19, 2011, lot 431.
EXHIBITION: Franz von Lenbach und die Schönen seiner Zeit, Museum Pflegschloss/Lenbachmuseum Schrobenhausen 2016/17 (illu. in cat. on p. 54).
"To the women of his time it was an honor to be painted by him, so much that a characteristic female Lenbach type was coined." Quote from the painter and author Hermine Hanel (1874-1944), in: ex. cat. Lenbach und die Schönen seiner Zeit, Schrobenhausen 2016/17, p. 76.