Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 223

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MISSOURI.) Böttger, Adolph, artist. Saint Louis Turnverein. Lithograph, 25 1/4 x 36 inches; moderate foxing and dampstaining, two small areas of loss in image, laid down on modern board. St. Louis, MO: Alexander McLean, 1860

Additional Details

An attractive group portrait of the members of a German-American gymnastic club. The members are depicted in individualized detail on a woodland outing, posed with guns, hunting dogs, musical instruments, and of course a keg of beer. The key names all 100 members, with an inset depicting their meeting hall.