Karl Bossenroth, “Santa Cruz de Tenerife,” 1925
Karl Bossenroth (German, 1869 – 1935) | Santa Cruz de Tenerife | April 16, 1925 | Oil on board | 11″x 14″ image only; 17.5″ x 21″ with frame | Great condition commensurate with age of over 90 years
Karl Bossenroth’s Santa Cruz de Tenerife portrays the colorful crashing waves on the shore of the Canary. The painting is hand signed, dated, and titled by the artist which states ‘Bossenroth / Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 16 April 1925.’
Gottlieb Carl Albert Bössenroth (February 6, 1863 in Berlin, † 26th September 1935 in Berlin) was a German painter. He worked in Munich, Berlin and Eckernförde. After studying at the Royal Academy of Arts in Berlin and the Munich Art Academy in 1890 Bössenroth had settled in Munich and then created his first works. Date from this period atmospheric, large-format oil paintings of street scenes from Munich and surrounding area, including depictions of the Marienplatz in the daytime and at night. These have Bössenroth as representatives of Impressionism.
Bossenroth developed in particular with its often shadowy figures shaping its own, distinctive style. Numerous trips have taken him to Italy, the Canary Islands, the Shetland Islands and Norway. In 1906 he moved to Dachau, which had established itself at the time an artist colony. Among the best known representatives of these existing community of approximately 1850 to 1914 include Carl Spitzweg and Lovis Corinth.Bössenroth 1916 was working as a marine painter, first in Kiel, from May to Eckernförde. From this period of his creative works have received numerous representations to the local town and harbor life, some of them are now in the Museum Eckernförde. In the 1920s and 1930s, he spent a lot on the Baltic island of Fehmarn, where he met many Malaufträge local farmer.
From 1919 Bössenroth lived in Hamburg, from 1921, in Berlin, where he died destitute in 1935. The Carl-Bössenroth archive of city Eckernförde museum maintains the picturesque estate of the artist and has developed a work directory that is updated regularly. On the occasion of his 35th anniversary of the museum took place on 3 July to 22 August 2010 a further major exhibition place, were exhibited at the most so far not publicly displayed works of the artist in private hands.
Artist / Maker
1925, 20th Century
Landscape, Picturesque, Seascape
M (up to 30 in.)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife