GRAUPNER+HOBBY

Hobby-Art / at home craft applies to the thousands of boys and girls and sometimes their parents, too, who produced their Wall Figures using templates. Especially in the 1950ies to the 1970ies were very successful for Graubele / Graupner, the main producer of fretwork templates. Graubele and Graupner are the same producers, they just changed their name around 1960. Another very successful producer was Pebaro.

HERE YOU WILL FIND AMONG OTHERS: Graupner/Graubele, Pebaro, Dullien, Hobby and Vobach.

1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cinderella with Prince and Shoe Trial / Hobby Craft / Graupner (5369)

The average Cinderella wall figure shows her with a dove, but here we’ve got a whole different scene, the famous...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cinderella with Dove Cluster / Graupner (5268) ❒

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild In the 1960s is was a ritual in many families to have...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Dove Circe Cinderella on Red Heart Base 24cm / Graupner 5007

It's an attractive motive with the surrounding doves. That's what made it difficult fretwork, too! Giving this task to a...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Happy Cinderella on Wood Bench / German Fretwork / Pebaro (?)

A great hobby work. I am not sure whether the template is by Pebaro or Graupner. Hand-painted on wood with...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cute Tea Kettle Cinderella / Pebaro

The hobby artist was not great painter, but I like the color scheme and the dotted head scarf. And look...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cinderella with her Mother’s Grave / Hand-painted / Graupner (5122)

Rare is the wall figure with her mother's grave. This is one of two I have known so far. Enter...
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1980s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cinderella with Long Braid / Pebaro

The template got produced in the 1970s. This hobby work however was done by Brigitte Lange for her son Martin...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister with Flying Skirts / Hobby Copy

Eine sehr gelungene Kopie eines der beliebtesten Märchenholzbilder von Mertens-Kunst. Mir gefällt das rote Farb-Schema, sonst gibt es nur die...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister with Neckband / Graupner (5339)

(New in 1959) This is the scene of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale where the little sister provides her litte...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister with Chawl Collar / Graupner (5009)

(Graubele) You don't find this version quite often, with many variation of the colors. I guess the first template didn't...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Cape and Chain / Pebaro

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Prince 20cm / Graupner (5437f)

More often than not Sleeping Beauty is sleeping alone on fairy tale wood pictures. Here we have one of the...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Singing Angels as Candle Holder / Graupner (5363c)

Those tiny angels were very popular in Germany back then. Printed wood template on 3mm-plywood. Fretwork template. Enter the following...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Candle Holder with Lute Angel / Graupner (5397c)

One of the popular little candle angels. Printed on 3mm-plywood with coloring suggestions. (Fretwork Template) Enter the following in the...
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1940s Wooden Wall Figure ▶︎Golden Mary with Jesus and Angels / Hand-painted / Unknown

This is one of the rare religious motives on Children’s Wood Figures. I love the light and gold details on...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Blue Hoodie Dress Fairy / Hand-painted / Unknown

The style and the fine face features all fit early Mertens-Kunst, but the back looks rather like Hobby Craft. I...
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▶︎ KHM 24 Mother Holle

Also called Mother Hulda.
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle with Snow Village 27cm / Graupner (5040)

(Graubele) ( -- ) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Wide Mother Holle with Snow Kids 22cm / Graupner (?)

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Friendly Mother Holle with High Bonnet / Graupner (5576)

Unfinished projects - they are beautiful because they highlight how great it is to finish a project which is your...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Girl with Giant Pillow 17cm / Pebaro (?)

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Round Frame Frog King with Well / Graupner (5127)

This design is still influenced by the Art Deco style. It is a beautiful work, look at the details of...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Kneeling Frog King Princess in Wide Dress / Graupner (5337)

The frog looks as if he's wearing ear muffs or headphones, so this wall figure always makes me smile. It...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Knitting Goose Girl 26cm / Graupner (5039)

Sometimes you'll come across a wall figure knitting. This is the most famous example, worked after a Graupner template, it...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cutest Goose Girl 21cm / Graupner (5589f)

These colors don't follow the original color suggestions by Graupner, but they are sooo much prettier! I imagine a 1970s...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Bitten Goose Girl 20cm / Graupner (5202)

A hobby craft work from an experienced 1960s child. ( -- ) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hansel and Gretel with Witch House / 19cm / Graupner (5367) / With Date

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood. A hobby fretwork art, masterly done. I admire the color shades that the (little) arist chose! The...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hansel and Gretel with Pril-Flowers 17cm / Graupner (5595f)

This wooden wall figure seems to scream: „1970s!!!!“ It is a beautiful work, especially for a hobby craft item! The...
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1950 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hansel + Gretel with Towering Witch and Tears / Graupner (5299)

(5299 New in 1957 Graubele) A rather creepy evil witch, especially because she's touching the boy. And look at the...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hansel + Gretel with Grisly Bonnet Witch / Graupner (5464)

Again a creepy Graupner witch, maybe the creepiest of them all. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hansel and Gretel with Witch + Cage / Graupner (5299 / 5407f)

I have only known of one wall figure depicting Hansel's cage, and that is this one. A fine hobby craft...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Slim Hansel + Gretel with Glasses Witch 26cm / Graupner (5008)

This witch is wearing glasses and the base has been worked on twice: Outside and inside! (Graubele) Enter the following...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hansel and Gretel with Put Up Braid and Witch / Graupner (5121)

A frightening witch with frightened children. Look at the children's posture! (Fretwork Template) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Hansel and Gretel with Swan / Hand-painted / Unknown

Hand-painted on plywood. In the first 1812 version of the Brothers Grimm's fairy tales collection it't a duck carrying the...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Thanksgiving Dirndl Couple with Biting Goose / Graupner (5085)

Look at what the goose is doing! Hand-painted on wood with varnish. (Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Tender Madonna Mother as Template Work / Graupner (9302)

This is the proof that there were hobby craft fretwork templates with the madonna motive too. The grey spotted areas...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Viking Blacksmith with Anvil + Sword / Graupner (5037)

Hand-painted on wood. (Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Confectioner with German Layer Cake / Hand-painted / Hartmann (61.)

Hand-painted on 5mm-plywood with varnish. This is a figure of the Hartmann's People Series called "Gestalten aus dem Volk." Enter...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Night Watch Child with Village 17cm / Graupner

German Babyboomer children might have a homely feeling with this figure. We have a tradition of walking in the dark...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Self-Content Baker with Huge Pretzel 19cm Pebaro (Nr.730)

Hand-painted on Pebaro template without varnish. (Dullien) (--) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cookie Dough Eating Chef with Mice / 24cm / Graupner

A great hobby craft on 4mm-qualtiy plywood. ( -- / Leather hanger) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Dandy Boy with Polka Dot Hat 17cm / Vintage German / Graupner (?)

A nice hobby craft wood picture on 4mm-plywood. (--) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hanschen-Klein with Text Line 20cm / Graupner (5238)

A great hobby work, look at all the details! Haenschen Klein is a German Kindergarten Song. (Graubele) ( -- )...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Indian and Little Cowboy / Dullien

Dullien and Hobby belong together or at least they did from a certain point on. I have known a fretwork...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ German Soccer Boy “Schuss – Tor!” / Graupner (5235)

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. (5176 Schuss-Tor! / Graubele / German Fretwork) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Time Table with School Children / Graupner (5207)

A difficult fretwork: You had to saw each letter individually. (Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Flute Children as Calendar Holder / Graupner

This calendar holder is VERY vintage! And you also have the old German Suetterin script in the producer's name! (Graubele)...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Winter Girl and Summer Boy with Thermometer / Graupner (5211)

A great piece of hobby art. There was a craft template box by Graubele which included the thermometer. Which still...
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1950er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Fishing Boy with Tree and Lake / Graupner (5157)

Hand-painted on wood with varnish and masterly done. It seems incredible what a difference 70 years make - most children...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Lantern Child in Red Tunic / Hand-painted / Unknown

This seems to be a hobby craft, but I don't know the producer of the template. It is hand-painted on...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Jesus and Mary with Knee Long Hair / Graupner (5005)

She's so beautiful. Unusual are the extremely long hair and the connecting haloes. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Shoemaker’s Errand Boy with Cigarette / Graupner (5032)

This backside was once planned as the front side. The printed grey dots were supposed to be cut out. The...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Winking Wine Bottle Cork Man / Cannstatter (5017)

The first Graupner templates were called "Cannstatter Laubsaege-Arbeiten", later they changed the name to "Graubele" and then to the real...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Round Frame Couple with Apple Basket / Graupner (5042)

A black frame, that is unusual. Graupner templates came with a color scheme, but I have not seen it for...
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1920s Fretwork Key Holder ▶︎Wood Children with Doe / Unknown (559/70)

This is a template for a key holder. It might be Cannstatter or even earlier, Graupner bought Cannstatter fretwork only...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Thorn Frame Pied Piper of Hamelin / Graupner (5022)

He reminds me of the elegance of the early Hellerkunst Rat Catchers. The thorn frame does not really explain itself:...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Happily Waving Little Red Riding Hood / Graupner (5463c)

This is a happy Little Red Riding Hood of the second decade after the war. With the 1950s the „economic...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Teenager Little Red Riding Hood with Wolf + Forest / Graupner

Many hobby art items have darkened over the decades. It was after all a hobby and many colors were not...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Framed Little Red Riding Hood with Wolf and Trees / Graupner (5134)

A hobby craft piece of work, very well done, hand-painted on wood. Many of the first fairy tale wood pictures...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cutest Little Red Riding Hood on Meadow Base / Pebaro (700)

Here you see a half finished Pebaro fretwork template and two Little Red Riding Hood results. They are all very...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Red Riding Hood with Braids + Wolf 21cm / Graupner (5004)

Hand-painted hobby craft on 3mm-plywood with varnish. Great work, too. (Graubele) (--) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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▶︎ KHM 55 Rumpelstitskin

(Rumplestiltskin / Rumple in the Once TV series)
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Grimm’s Fairy Tales for Ironing / Hartmann / Hartmanns Nr.181

Theses booklet has 9 templates for fairy tale fretwork art. They could be ironed onto the ply wood. In this...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Rumpelstiltskin with Miller’s Daughter + Straw Room / Graupner (5341)

I know she is supposed to be desperate, but her face looks a bit bored and annoyed. Maybe it's the...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Rumpelstiltskin with Head Scarf Miller’s Daughter / Graupner (5408f)

There are only a few Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale wood pictures where you'll see the miller's daughter, too. And only this...
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▶︎ Sandman

Little TV Sandman.
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎The Funniest Bremen Town Musicians / Unknown

Hand-painted by an expert on 4mm-plywood. Look at the snouts and teeth: So cool! Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Bremen Town Musicians with Robbers / Graupner (5324)

That is rare, the robbers along with our four Bremen animals! A nice hobby work, hand-painted on template. (Graubele) Enter...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Snow White in the Dwarf Row / Graupner (5235)

Here you see the original fretwork template and one result, a pretty one at that. (Graubele) Enter the following in...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Punch Bowl Snow White with Dwarfs / Cannstatter / Graupner (5006)

These paper scraps used to be the color suggestion by the producer. Sometimes, like here, they were glued on the...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Punch Bowl Snow White in Dwarf Circle / Graupner (5006)

This is so beautiful! Babyboomers will remember the punch bowl period! (Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Snow White with Apple Witch / Graupner (5436e)

Hand-painted on wood, a hobby craft work. This scene of the fairy tale is quite rare among Wooden Wall Pictures....
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Snow White with Christmas Roses and Mountains / Graupner (5123)

The most wonderful hobby craft I have ever seen, worked after the Graupner template. So beautiful, one of my all...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hand Shaking Snow White in Yellow Dress / Graupner (5300)

A very friendly wall figure with cute dwarfs and a happy Snow White. (Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Seven Miles with Thigh High Boots / Graupner (5078)

A very elegant wood picture, he jumps over the village with style, light footed and in those high boots! (Graubele)...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ 7 Ravens Sister with Crown + Turquoise Dress / Copy by Hedi Düll

Check out this beautiful turquoise, combined with gold (crown and belt) and the black of the Ravens: One of the...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Round Frame Seven Ravens With Glass Mountain / Graupner

Google the story once again and read it. Then look at this wall figure and recognize them: The chair, the...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ White Star Money Girl with Pine Trees / Graupner (5382)

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Star Money Girl with Hair Band / Pebaro

Pebaro is the abbreviation for "Peter Bausch Ronsdorf". Ronsdorf is a part of the larger city Wuppertal. Pebaro was founded...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Brave Little Tailor with Hands in his Pockets / Graupner (5001)

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with varnish. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Wooden Wall Figure ▶︎Hoerzu-Mecki’s Micki with Dirndl and Necklace 27cm / Hand-painted / Unknown

Hand-painted on plywood. Micki is the wife of Mecki, the vintage mascot of German TV Magazine Hoerzu. (--) Enter the...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cheeky Donkey Mufti (TV-Magazine Mascot) 17cm / Graupner (5346b)

This wall figure always makes me smile, it’s so cheeky. A fine hobby work. Hand-painted on wood with varnish. (German...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Flying Baron Munchhausen / Graupner

Hand-painted on 0,4mm-plywood. I like the selected color shades. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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▶︎ Till Owlglass + Munchhausen

(Till Eulenspiegel / Mölln)
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Till Owlglass in Mirror Frame / Graupner (5094)

A good idea, to draw Till Eulenspiegel into a mirror-glass. (Calendar Holder / Graubele / Till Eulenspiegel) Enter the following...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Gold Ass with Blanket 19cm / Graupner (5245)

The fairy tale "The Wishing Table" provides us with three human basic needs, and in excess, too: 1. always good...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ The Cudgel in the Sack 19cm / Graupner (5246)

The Brothers Grimm fairy tale is called „The Wishing-Table“ (KHM 36) but it’s got two more famous scenes, one being...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ The Wishing Table 18cm / Graupner (5244)

I like this cool bunny! This is one of the fairy tale wood pictures where you can find lots of...
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▶︎ More Fairy Tales

- The Princess and the Pea (Hans Christian Andersen) - The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids KHM 5 -...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Land of Cockaigne with Pigling Man 24cm / Hand-painted / Unknown

Hand-painted hobby craft on 4mm-plywood. Somewhat creepy, but it's a rare motive, so I show it here. (--) Enter the...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Princess + Swineherd with Pencil Lines / Hand-painted / Vobach (?)

There is much paint wear so we can see the pencil lines. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids with Grandfather Clock / Graupner

A nice craft version in subdued colors. The famous scene is depicted where Mother Goose finds her youngest kid hidden...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats with Rake / Graupner (

The colors are unusually bright, even after all this time! And the fragile rake is still intact, too! Someone must...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Snow White + Rose Red with Treestump Dwarf (1963) / Graupner (5325)

Snow White and Rose Red is a beautiful Brothers Grimm fairy tale that is hardly found on wall figures. This...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ The Seven Swabians / Graupner (5065)

Don't fear the rabbit: That is the message of this fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Most things you fear...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ The Wolf + the 7 Young Goats with Back Basket 20cm / Graupner (5380)

An unusually detailed fairy tale wood picture - take a closer look! (--) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er...
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1950s Wooden Wall Picture ▶︎Sick Hoerzu-Mecki with a Bottle of Rum / Hand-painted / Unknown

Mecki is the Hedgehog Mascot of vintage and current German TV Magazine Hoerzu. I don't know anything about the producer...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Politically Incorrect Hoerzu-Mecki in Traditional China Dress / Hand-painted / Unknown

I know of two large ethnical Mecki wall figures, obviusly without political correcness, this is one of them. Hand-painted on...
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1950s Wooden Wall Figure ▶︎Micky Mouse in Blue Suit 22cm / Hand-painted / Unknown

Thick colors on 6mm-plywood 22cm height. He looks like a pilot at first glance. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1950s Wooden Wall Figure ▶︎Politically Incorrect Hoerzu-Mecki with African Nose Ring / Hand-painted / Unknown

I know of two large ethnical Mecki wall figures, obviusly without political correcness, this is one of them. Hand-painted on...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Donald Duck with Nephews and Bunk Bed / Graupner

Look at the back! This wall figure is so endearing!! (Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Walt Disney’s Lady and the Tramp / Graupner (5390)

Motive printed on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Huey, Dewey and Louie with Frog 11cm / Graupner (5413g)

Look at the cool happy frog! (Key Holder) (Graubele) (--) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild
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▶︎ Wilhelm Busch

- Max und Moritz (Wilhelm Busch) - Struwwelpeter (Heinrich Hoffmann)
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1970er Fairy Tale Wood Picture Template ☆ Max + Moritz with the Whole House / Dullien

Dullien and Hobby belong together or at least they did from a certain point on. I have known a fretwork...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max and Moritz as Calendar Holder / Graupner

Those craft calenders were very popular in the middle of the last century! Daddy got one, sister got one, granny...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max and Moritz Collecting May Beetles / Graupner (5326)

Look at the details: Wonderful! The shadows on the clothes, on the meadow, even on the on the paper bags....
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max and Moritz Fishing Fried Chicken 20cm / Graupner (5280)

The widow's name is Witwe Bolte. When you read her story as an adult, it's really sad. "Boyish pranks" are...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max and Moritz Damaging the Bridge 16cm / Graupner (5280)

(3rd Trick = The Tailor Boeck / Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max + Moritz Tampering with the Pipe 16cm / Graupner (5295)

(4th Trick = The Teacher Laempel / Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max and Moritz getting Baked 15cm / Graupner (5335)

(6th Trick = The Baker / Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max and Moritz Dying 17cm / Graupner (5336)

(7th = Final Trick The Farmer / Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Max + Moritz Shaking the May Beetle Tree 20cm / Graupner (5273)

(Graubele/ 5th Trick = The Uncle Fritz) The practical joke stories by Wilhelm Busch. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Round Frame Dwarf with Toadstool Friend / Graupner (5073)

Rare is a SMILING fly agaric mushroom! (Round Frame Wood Picture Graubele / Toadstool) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Toadstool Dwarf with Bread Bag / 14cm / Vintage German / Graupner

Hobby craft using a Graupner template. (Fly Agaric Mushroom) (--) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Walking Mushroom with Dwarf Friend / Hand-painted / Unknown

(Fly Agaric Mushroom / Toadstool) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Dot Craft with Dwarf, Raven and Toadstool Hat / Graupner (?)

Hand-painted on wood with many many dots. They are applied so thick, that you can feel them with your fingers,...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Squirrel Dwarf with Back Basket 12cm / Graupner (5406)

The template's name is: "Eine harte Nuss." (--) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Fun Dwarfs with Toadstool, Flower + Lute / Graupner (5088, 5089+5090)

This colorful little series was painted by one person, either in Germany or the USA. There found their way to...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Dancing Dwarf with Girlfriend and Toadstool Hat / Hand-painted / Unknown

This is a hobby craft wood picture, maybe worked after a template by Graupner / Graubele that I haven't known...
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1940er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Standing Mushroom with Dwarf Friend / Hand-painted / Unknown

This is a hobby craft wood picture, maybe worked after a template by Graupner / Graubele that I haven't known...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Orange Lantern Dwarf with Hedgehog / Graupner

A rather accomplished hobby work with quality colors and varnish. I like the friendly red-green color scheme. Enter the following...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Happy Dwarf with Flute and Cep / Graupner (5091)

Look at that cep: It really reminds you of the real one! I’m talking a mushroom your parents back then...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Fun Dwarf with Fly Agaric Mushroom and Sheet Music / Graupner (5089)

Again one of the Graupner-series I call "funny dwarfs". There is a differnt one with a Cep. Enter cep in...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Shot Put Dwarf in Short Tunic Dress / Hand-painted / Unknown

A very unusual motive on unusual wood: 6mm-plywood, twice as thick as usual! The metal triangle on the back was...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Dwarf Purzel with Winter Candle / Graupner (5198)

Dwarf Purzel was a very successfull Graupner series back then. There are 4 different motives (Graubele): 1. Dwarf Purzel with...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Chilling Flute Dwarf under Fly Agaric Mushroom / Hobby

Dullien and Hobby belong together or at least they did from a certain point on. I have known a fretwork...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Moon Dwarf on Fly Agaric Mushroom 18cm / Graupner ( 5308)

Here we got it all: Red toadstool, dwarf, ladybug, raven, moon with a face and the relaxed night shift. (Graubele)...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Snail Dwarfs with Metal Hangers / Christmas 1941 / Unbekannt

The text says: "Merry Chrismas Wishes 1941" (in the middle of the Second World War) and the name seems to...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Pictures ▶︎Snail Dwarfs as Calendar Holders / War Christmas 1941 / Unknown

There is a text on the back which translates to: „Merry Christmas 1941". A funny gift for a war time...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Funny Dwarf with Toadstool Desk / Hand-painted / Unknown

The Fly Agaric bureau equipment makes you look twice here and also the funnily shaped behind of this dwarf. On...
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1940s Märchen-Holzbild ☆ Funny Lantern Dwarf in Pink Flower Tunic / Graupner (5087)

First mentioned 1940, dated on the back of a wall figures with this motive. It is a hobby work, hand-painted...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cute Dwarf with Giant Strawberry 18cm / Graupner (5089)

One of my Graupner favorites. I like the huge strawberry so much! And the woven basket is so beautiful, too....
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Dwarf Chef Serving Toadstool Dish / Graupner (5289)

An unusual motive that I've only seen by Graupner so far. (Graubele) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Squirrel Dwarf with Apple Basket / Graupner (5370)

I like this basket full of apples. Graupner managed to put this basket with 5+ apples and the dwarf and...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Dwarf Purzel with Fly Agaric Mushroom 18cm / Graupner

Dwarf Purzel was a very successfull Graupner series back then. Here are 4 different motives: 1. Dwarf Purzel with Flute...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cute Dwarf Purzel with Grapes 18cm / Graupner

Dwarf Purzel was a very successfull Graupner series back then. There are 4 different motives: 1. Dwarf Purzel with Flute...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Dwarf Purzel with Flute 17cm / Graupner

Dwarf Purzel was a very successfull Graupner series back then. Here are 4 different motives: 1. Dwarf Purzel with Flute...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cute Dwarf Purzel with Winter Candle / Graupner (5198)

Dwarf Purzel was a very successfull Graupner series back then. Here are 4 different motives: 1. Dwarf Purzel with Flute...
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▶︎ Jumping Jacks

(Pull Toys / Figures)
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture Template ☆ Very Colorful Max as Jumping Jack / Dullien

The producer Dullien had the most colorful fretwork templates of them all. (Max and Moritz / Wilhelm Busch) Enter the...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture Template ☆ Colorful Bavarian Boy as Jumping Jack / Dullien

Some of the Dullien fretwork templates look a bit grotesque - this is one of them! Enter the following in...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture Template ☆ Colorful Parade Boy as Jumping Jack / Dullien (LV17)

The producer Dullien had the most colorful fretwork templates of them all. Enter "Dullien" in the search! Enter the following...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Two Part Christmas Tree / Graupner (8982)

A very early fretwork template by Graubele, later called Graupner. There were two fretwork pieces that had to be put...
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