A parish council meeting. Colour process print after C.L. Jessen (Jessen-Deetzbüll), 1905.

  • Jessen, Carl Ludwig, 1833-1917.
[between 1900 and 1909?]
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Four of the councillors have tobacco pipes. One is hard of hearing. On the right a woman brings in some glasses of tea (?)


[Berlin] : Dr E. Albert & Co., [between 1900 and 1909?]

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1 print : process print, printed in colours ; image 38 x 55 cm


Sitzung einer Gemeinde-Vertretung (Nordfriesland). Nach dem Öl-Gemälde von Carl Ludwig Jessen-Deetzbüll. Vierfarbendruck. Lettering in the picture (lower left): "C.L. Iessen Deetzbüll, 1905"

References note

Carsten Boysen, 'Carl Ludwig Jessens "Gemijnderädj"', Nordfriesland (Bredstedt: Nordfriisk Instituut), no. 52. 1980, p. 157 (citation from Grunsky-Peper, Lengsfeld and Schlee, op. cit.)
Konrad Grunsky-Peper, Klaus Lengsfeld and Ernst Schlee, Gemaltes Nordfriesland: Carl Ludwig Jessen und seine Bilder, Husum: Husum-Druck, 1983


Wellcome Collection 669602i

Reproduction note

After: "Die Gemeinderatssitzung", 1896, oil on canvas 98 x 144 cm., in private possession (Grunsky-Peper, Lengsfeld and Schlee, op. cit., p. 210, Katalog no. 270, reproduced p. 197


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