Josef Mehrle
Dr. Plattner, 1966

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Modernist portrait of a distinguished gentleman by German Modernist Josef Mehrle (German, b- 1913). Josef Mehrle was German modernist painter who painted landscape in oil and watercolor. He also was a portrait painter in Berlin. His landscapes had a Cezanne inspired color palette and an abstract edginess to them, which also was reflected in his portraits. He was a friend of Werner Schlierf the painter and author. Our research shows he was alive in 1984. Oil on canvas in a giltwood frame. Signed upper left and "Plattner" on stretcher bar on verso. Image 47.25"H x 33.5"W x 1". Frame 53"H x 38.5"W x 4"D.


  • Artist
    Josef Mehrle (b. 1913, German)
  • Creation Year
  • Condition
    Excellent. One or two spots of craquelure which have been stabilized. Repair to lower left corner of frame..
  • Dimensions
    53 in. H x 38.5 in. W x 4 in. D
  • Seller Location
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number
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