Lot 350: Das Frauen Haus von Brescia. 1920
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: JOSEF FENNEKER (1895-1956) Size: 35 2/8 x 49 1/4 in./89.8 x 125 cm Dinse & Eckert, Berlin Set in 14th century Europe, The Women's House of Brescia was based on Karl Hans Strobl's novel of the same name, and follows the story of a queen and her handmaids who are forced into prostitution after being captured by the enemy. The film was so controversial that it was banned in Britain and in its native Germany. (film)
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears & stains at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 35 2/8 x 49 1/4 in./89.8 x 125 cm
Artist or Maker: JOSEF FENNEKER (1895-1956)