The Holdup

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Heinrich Bürkel (German, 1802–1869)
The Holdup, ca. 1853
Oil on canvas
15 1/2 × 18 1/4 in. (39.37 × 46.36 cm)
Gift of the René von Schleinitz Foundation M1962.77
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Currently on View

Publication History
Bisanz, Rudolf M. The René von Schleinitz Collection of the Milwaukee Art Center: Major Schools of German Nineteenth-Century Popular Painting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1980, p. 64, cat. 16, color illus. p. 25, b/w illus. p. 64.

Strobel, Karl. Die Sammlung v. Schleinitz, Kunst in Volk, no. 3/4 (1968–1969): 80–87, illus. p. 85.

Milwaukee Art Center. Paintings from the Von Schleinitz Collection. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1968, cat. 7, b/w pl. 1.

Probably documented in Buerkel, Luigi von. Heinrich Bürkel, 1802-1869: ein malerleben der biedermeierzeit. Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1940, pp. 146–47, nos. 543, 547, 551, 551, and 553.
Exhibition History
Paintings from the von Schleinitz Collection, Milwaukee Art Center, September 13–October 13, 1968.


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