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Photo credit: University of Birmingham

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This painting is a half-length portrait of (Blanche) Lilian Sauter and Rudolf Sauter as a child. The artist Georg Sauter was born in Bavaria and studied the arts at the Royal Academy in Munich. He moved to London in 1895 for a period of 20 years before moving abroad again. The figures shown here in this portrait are his wife and son. Lilian Sauter was actually born Lilian Galsworthy and was the sister of the Nobel Prize-winning author and playwright John Galsworthy.

University of Birmingham

Birmingham

  • Date

    1899

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    69.9 x 49.5 cm

  • Accession number

    A0169

  • Acquisition method

    bequeathed by Rudolf Sauter, 1977

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University of Birmingham

Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TT England

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