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HANS BOHRDT (1857-1945)
CUNARD / HAMBURG - NEW YORK. Circa 1920s.
38x26 3/4 inches, 96 1/2x68 cm. Muhlmeister & Johler, Hamburg. Condition A- / B+: minor repaired tears and restoration in margins and upper text; small replaced loss in lower left corner.
A renowned painter, Bohrdt was appreciated by Kaiser Wilhelm II, who was a patron of the artist's works and also a private student. His specialty was marine paintings and he designed numerous posters for different German shipping companies. Likely pictured is the Andania, launched in 1921, which largely served the Hamburg-New York route. Passenger Ships 24.