20th CenturyNaval / NauticalSwissSymbolistWatercolor

Alexander Müllegg – Mysterious Galleon in the Blue Moonlight

Mysterious image of a Galleon sailing ship quietly adrift on a still ocean under the light of a full moon.  Original watercolor by Swiss Artist Alexander Müllegg.  An unusual work with a symbolist or fairytale quality.

Dimensions: 21 x 27 cm

Alexander Müllegg

1904 – 1983 Bern, Switzerland

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.