Old Master Paintings, Drawings, and British Portraits


MAX THEDY (Munich 1858 – Weimar 1924)

A Lady's Treasures and a Gentleman's Collection: A Pair of Overdoors

lady's signed Max Thedy in the lower right, gentleman’s signed with the artist’s monogram in the lower right

both oil on canvas

lady’s: 17 3/4 x 58 inches          (45 x 147.2 cm.)

gentleman’s: 16 3/5 x 57 inches          (42.2 x 144.8 cm.)


The Closson Galleries, Cincinati

Private Collection, New York


Max Thedy was a painter of still-lifes, historical subjects, portraits and genre. He studied at the Munich Academy with Alexander Wagner, Ludwig von Lofftz and Wilhelm von Diez. In 1883 he became a professor at the art school in Weimar. A winner of numerous awards over the years, the artist’s works hang in the collections of the numerous museums of Cresden, Mayence, Munich, Stettin, and Weimar.

Lawrence Steigrad Fine Arts

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