Gabriel von Max




oil on canvas, before 1891


Gabriel von Max



     before 1890/1891                                                  


     Oil on canvas

     Measurements in cm: 62 x 46 (24 3/8 x 18 1/8 in.)



     Signed lower left: G. Max

Catalogue Raisonné: probably Richter 198

Margaret Mary Richter, Gabriel Max: The Artist, The Darwinist and The Spiritualist, PhD dissertation, New York University, 1998 (Ann Arbor: UMI Dissertation Services, 1998), cat. no. 198, at pg. 442 (not illustrated).

Publication History:

Nicolaus Mann, Gabriel Max, Eine kunsthistorische Skizze (Leipzig: J. J. Weber, 1890), listed in Werkverzeichnis at pg. 57.

Johanna Johnen, "A Woman Consumed by Emotion: Gabriel von Max's Traviata and Tuberculosis as a Disease of Sensibility," in: Silvia Marin Barutcieff (ed.), Depicting Emotions in East and Central Europe (1400-1900), Pisa 2024, p.131-147, ill. 8.2 at p. 187.

framed view:
During the first quarter of the 20th century, this painting was reproduced as a postcard.  The Daulton Collection owns a copy of the card that was sent from the field (Feldpost) during World War I:
Gabriel Max (1840-1915)
vintage postcard
Münchener Kunst series, M. K. No. 3, Ströfer (T.S.N.), publisher
postally used: postmarked Feldpost, Bayern, 15. 1. 17. (January 15, 1917)
The Daulton Collection
verso of postcard:


The Daulton Collection