Shaving Day at the Monastery

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Eduard von Grützner (German, 1846–1925)
Shaving Day at the Monastery, 1887
Oil on canvas
34 3/8 × 45 3/4 in. (87.31 × 116.21 cm)
Bequest of René von Schleinitz M1972.118
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Currently on View
S201

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. 94, cat. 42, color illus. p. 30, b/w illus. p. 94.

Milwaukee Art Center. Paintings from the Von Schleinitz Collection. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1968, cat. 21, b/w pl. 27.

Atkinson, Tracy. Wisconsin Collects, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Arrow Press, 1964, p. 9, cat. 74. (as Barbering Day)

Braungart, Richard. Eduard Grützner. Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1916, illus. 32.

Ostini, Fritz von. Grützner. Bielefeld & Leipzig: Velhagen & Klasing, 1902, p. 36, pl. 30.

Boetticher, Friedrich von. Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts: Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte. Vol. 1. Dresden: Boetticher, 1891, p. 425, no. 58.

Cook, Clarence. Art and Artists of Our Time, Vol. 2. New York: Selmar Hess, 1888, illus. pp. 96–97.
Exhibition History
Carl Spitzweg, Grohmann Museum, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI, March 15, 2015–September 15, 2015.

Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Grohmann Museum, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, August 20–December 30, 2012.

Paintings from the von Schleinitz Collection, Milwaukee Art Center, September 13–October 13, 1968.

Wisconsin Collects, Milwaukee Art Center, September 24, 1964–October 25, 1964.


This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.