Gabriel von Max





Gabriel von Max

Purgatory (Fegefeuer)


          (or Cleansing Fire)


            oil on canvas

            circa 1885

            17 3/4 x 14 3/8 in. (45 x 36,5 cm)


            signed upper right: G. Max

            inscribed upper left: Fegfeur [sic]

Conserved by Andrea Rothe (formerly, Senior Conservator of Paintings, Getty Museum) and Jeanne McKee-Rothe (formerly, Conservator, Norton Simon Museum).


Muse XX Fine Art, USA, 2008

Publication History:

Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, ed., Gabriel von Max (Seattle: Frye Art Museum, 2011), ill. 14, pg. 29.

Exhibition History:

2011     "Gabriel von Max: Be-tailed Cousins and Phantasms of the Soul," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, July 9-Oct. 30, 2011


The Daulton Collection