Elegant portrait of a beautiful housewife in a blue sweater wearing a pink apron, her dark brown hair tied back in a bun behind her head.
Dimensions: 25.5 x 18 cm
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.