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Brigands Resting

Creator: Liss, Johann, attributed to, born ca. 1595-1600, died 1631

Title: Brigands Resting

Date: 1595-1631

Date destroyed or lost: 1945

Nationality: German

Medium: Oil on canvas

Object dimensions: 128 x 142 cm

Former repository: Gemäldegalerie (Berlin, Germany)

Former inventory number: Inv Nr. 407A

Circumstances of destruction or loss: One of around 417 works of art from the Kaiser Friedrich Museum deposited in the Friedrichshain flak tower, or Flakturm, for safekeeping. The painting is presumed to have been destroyed when the tower was burned in May of 1945.

Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany

World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war

Art treasures in war

Photo description: Unlabeled clipping

Source: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library Photo Archive, 225 South Street, Williamstown MA, 01267

Type: Painting

Collection: Lost Art

 

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Taken on May 19, 2008