Christmas Greetings

Title: Design for Christmas card, Boston Public Library

Creator/Contributor: Schachinger, Gabriel, 1850-1912 (artist); L. Prang & Co. (publisher)

Date issued: Before 1897

Genre: Chromolithographs; Portrait prints

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

The son of a gilder, Gabriel Schachinger studied at the Munich Art Academy and received his artistic training from Hermann Anschütz , Alexander von Wagner and Karl von Piloty . From 1876 to 1878 he was a Bavarian state scholarship holder in Italy. His most important works include a ceiling painting for the Kurhaus Wiesbaden and a curtain for the Hoftheater Munich . Otherwise he mainly created portraits , floral still lifes, and genre pictures.

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2 responses to “Christmas Greetings

  1. I love this image and merry Christmas to you

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