Georg Wilhelm Timm, also known as Vasily Timm – Baltic-German painter.
Algerian woman teaches her child to walk by making him follow the turtle (1844).
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Georg Wilhelm Timm, also known as Vasily Fyodorovich Timm (21 June 1820, Riga – 19 April 1895, Berlin) was a Baltic-German painter, lithographer and ceramic designer, known for his genre and battle scenes.
Originally from Liftland. Studied at the Academy of Arts (1834-1839) with Sauerweid. From 1843 to 1848 – retired at the Academy of Arts in Paris. In 1855 he received the title of academician for watercolors and drawings dedicated to the defense of Sevastopol (“Military apartment”, “Scouts”, “Portrait of a militia member F.P. Matveyev, all – 1850s, RM). Known for illustrations and cartoons for The Russian Artistic Leaflet published by him. Since 1867 he lived and worked in Berlin as a ceramist and painter, received the title of professor of the Prussian Academy of Arts. The State Tretyakov Gallery and the State Russian Museum also have Timm’s oil paintings.
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||IZOGIZ Publisher, Moscow, 1957|