• Paul Meyerheim

    7 monthes ago - By Gurney Journey

    Paul Meyerheim (1842 - 1915) was a German artist known for his animal paintings, particularly lions and monkeys, as well as his paintings of humans interacting with them.
    Paul Friedrich Meyerheim - 1891 Here, a performer does a sideshow trick of giving a treat from her mouth to a monkey. This painting will be sold at an upcoming Sotheby's auction in New York, and it can be previewed between January 25th and 31st.
    Here's the preliminary study for the painting above. I did a previous post about how Meyerheim taught animal painting in Berlin.
    Meyerheim was fascinated by interactions between...
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