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Lot 1508: CHRISTIAN JOHANN GEORG PERLBERG, PALICARS FIGHTING - SCENES FROM THE GREEK LIBERATION, oil on canvas (relined), 62 x 80 cm
November 17, 2012
Cologne, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Christian Perlberg is one of the artists who moved to Greece when the Bavarian Prince Otto was crowned king there. The Palikaren were Greek foot soldiers who fought against the Osman Empire during the wars of independence, and later became the basis of the army of the Greek kingdom. Perlberg painted a considerable number of scenes from that war, forming a most important aspect of his artistic oeuvre.
VAT: Margin Scheme
Provenance: Private collection, Rhineland.
Dimensions: 62 x 80 cm
Artist or Maker: CHRISTIAN JOHANN GEORG PERLBERG
Exhibited: PALICARS FIGHTING - SCENES FROM THE GREEK LIBERATION
Medium: oil on canvas (relined)