Art / History

Ruins

Originally posted on The Kellerdoscope:
Another watercolor painting by Svend Keller (watercolor and pencil on paper board). The original is slightly larger than what fits on my scanner, so I had to sacrifice a little bit of the sky and some areas at the edges. What can be seen here, however (about 23 cm x…

Art / Childhood / History

The Swan’s Nest

Originally posted on The Kellerdoscope:
A pencil sketch by Rolf Keller, 21 x 29 cm (about 8.3” x 11.4”). The inscription reads: “Das Schwanennest Hbg. 10. Aprill 33 von Oma Dankers Balkonzimmer aus in der Lorzingstraße. Die Motorboote der Wasserschutzpolizei wurden von den brütenden Schwänen mit Elan angegriffen!” (The swan’s nest. Hbg. [Hamburg] 10th April…

Art / History

Harvesting Hay

Originally posted on The Kellerdoscope:
Pencil drawing on paper, in a card board passe-partout, 18 cm x 16.5 cm (7.1” x 6.5”). The brown stain at the top of was maybe caused by adhesive tape. A sketch by Rolf Keller, unsigned. Inscription on the sketch (lower right corner) “Grüna, 13. Juni 35” (Grüna, June 13th,…