Friedrich Hofelder Figurative Painting - Classical Maiden with an Oil Lamp
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Friedrich Hofelder
Classical Maiden with an Oil Lamp

Circa 1873


Portrait of a classical maiden with an oil lamp by Friedrich Hofelder, painted circa 1873. Oil on canvas, signed at lower right “F. Hofelder”. The maiden is depicted in Romanesque draped attire, having chestnut hair concealed by a thin veil which is a possible reference to a vestal Virgin who is traditionally shown wearing this garment. The woman holds a Roman style oil lamp in her hand.


  • Artist
    Friedrich Hofelder
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1873
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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 54.75 in. x W 47.25 in.H 139.07 cm x W 120.02 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Vancouver, CA
  • Reference Number
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