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A very large framed Berlin plaque of "The Wise and Foolish Virgins", dated 1884 - German porcelain Made - Painted by Leonhard Sturm after a painting by Karl von Piloty (1826-1886), signed lower right 'L. Sturm./ Dresden/ 1884', depicting the Parable of the ten Virgins, mounted in a gilt wood frame with fruiting foliage, the plaque: 52cm by 67cm; the frame: 65.3cm by 80cm, impressed sceptre and K.P.M mark over F, incised 26 - 20 1/2 =========== About Artist: Leonhard Sturm, a Dresden painter of plaques, participated in the Art and Art-Industry Exhibition in Munich in 1876, see W. Neuwirth, Porzellanmaler-Lexicon 1840-1914 (1977), vol. II, p. 288. Three versions of Karl von Piloty's painting are recorded between 1881 and 1884. The latter version is in the Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska.

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Estimate $100,000 - $150,000Jun 20, 2018
Pasadena, CA, USA