(1904 – 1983 Bern, Switzerland)
Original Drawing – The Ice Skater
A Swiss woman ice skater glides alone on an icy pond. Dated 1941.
Dimensions: 18 X 23 inches
Condition: There is some wrinkling of the sheet and the edges are a bit rough – however the paper is clean clear beige and not yellow discolored as it looks in this image. Our scanner sometimes casts shadows when the surface of the paper is uneven.
Also known as: Alexander Muellegg
Alexander Müllegg was a Bernese painter and illustrator who is best known for his depictions of the elegant women of Bern during the 1930s and 40s as well as soft toned landscapes of the region around Bern, Switzerland. He was a friend of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Muelleg’s works were regularly exhibited in the German regions of Switzerland during his lifetime, including an exposition in Bern in 1946 where his works were featured alongside the work of the French Nabis painter Edouard Vuillard.