9. Munchner-Kunst + Holland

Here you’ll find Munchner-Kunst from the 1930s to 1960s and wood pictures from Holland, a part of the Netherlands.

1940s Munchner-Kunst: Mini Little Red Riding Hood with Bow ❤️ GERMAN WALL FIGURE

Hand-painted on plywood with additional side painting, 12 cm. Small and endearing. Details: Black Bodice, Bundt Cake, Puffy Sleeves.
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Kunstgewerbliche Handarbeit: 1930s Heart Base Cinderella

Hand-painted on plywood. 17cm height, 5mm thick. Could it be that this manufacturer produced before "Munchner-Kinder-Wandbilder" and that they belong...
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Unknown Manufacturer Holland: 1930s Bunny School Dwarf

Hand-painted on plywood with additional side painting. 12x18 cm. (German Wall Figure Märchen Holz Bild Dutch Niederlande School Book Schulbuch)
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Unknown Manufactury: 1930s Red Teddy Girl

Handgemalt auf Schichtholz. Attributes: Holland, Apron, Bow, Mary Jane Shoes, Pinafore. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery...
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Munchner-Kunst (?) Cinderella+Brave Little Tailor: Tiny Figures with Big Scissors

Hand-painted on plywood. Most likely produced by the manufacturer Muenchner-Kunst. They produced many tiny angels and some other motives, too....
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Munchner-Kunst (?) Sleeping Beauty+Prince: Tiny Figures with Crowns

Hand-painted on plywood. Most likely produced by the manufacturer Muenchner-Kunst. They produced many tiny angels and some other motives, too....
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Munchner-Kunst (?) Dwarf: Tiny Figure on Toadstool with Flowers

Hand-painted on plywood. Most likely produced by the manufacturer Muenchner-Kunst. They produced many tiny angels and some dwarfs, too. On...
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1930s Zaandijk Zaansch: Dainty Cinderella

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 20cm. Engaging details: The raised dove hand, the orange shoes. The dove's head is missing - time...
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Unknown Producer: 1940s Small Holland Dwarf with Ball

Hand-painted on plywood with additional side painting. 13 cm height. Attributes: gnome, bushy eyebrows, antique Neatherlands.
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Munchner-Kunst: 1960s Snow White with Pulling Dwarf

Hand-painted on plywood with additional side painting. Attributes: Gnome, Blue, Heart Base, Princess Crown, Brothers Grimm, Fairy Tale Wood Plaque.
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Munchner-Kunst: 1960s Small Heart Base Little Red Riding Hood

Hand-painted on plywood with additional side painting. Attributes: Bundt Cake, Braid, Basket, Flowers.
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Mortiz without Max with Fried Chicken Threads

Hand-painted on plywood, 17cm height. It's no jumping jack and only one layer of wood, but a great idea. (Wilhelm...
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Munchner-Kunst: 1950s Large Hans in Luck

Munchner-Kunst (Jaeger & Riederer) had this beautiful heart base, in red and in blue. This is the large version of...
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1960s Muenchner-Kunst: Mini Snow White with Budget Dwarfs

Hand-painted on plywood. Size: 12 x 17 cm. How do you paint a Snow White with all seven dwarfs on...
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1960 Muenchner-Kunst: Tiny Hansel, Gretel and Witch

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 11cm. These belong to the tiny fairy tales series by Muenchner-Kunst.
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1930s Zaandijk Zaansch Yellow Mother ♡ Antique German Wall Figure with Raised Child

Hand-painted on plywood. Height: 30 cm. Hand-painted on plywood. A beautiful Art Deco work.
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1950s Munchner-Kunst Pink Apron Cinderella ♡ Vintage German Fairy Tale Picture

Hand-painted on plywood. This is a very unusual yet enchanting color combination. I've known it with dots instead of squares,...
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Munchner-Kunst: 1950s Gingerbread Cookie Base Gretel (large Version)

Hand-painted on 5mm-plywood, 28cm. Attributes: Heart, Girl, Braid, Dirndl, Fly Agaric Mushroom, Toadstools.
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1930s Zaandijk Zaansch: Dwarf with Long Bee Nose

Hand-painted on plywood. Zaandijk is a city in the Netherlands. So far I have known motives of children, dwarfs and...
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1930s Unbekannter Hersteller: Antique 7 Miles Boots Girl

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 24cm. Age: 1930s. Unknown producer, it might have been produced in the Netherlands, maybe Kleur en Profiel.
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Standing Pastel Cinderella

Hand-painted on 5mm-plywood. Beautiful colors, a little piece of vintage nursery wood art in pastel. Hand-painted on plywood.
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Light Blue Sleeping Beauty with Rose Bouquet

Hand-painted on 6mm-plywood with matte varnish. I love the light and friendly color scheme.
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: White Frog King Princess with Rose A)

Hand-painted on 5mm-plywood. The soft color scheme, that's what I love about this wall figure. I also like the hair...
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst : Early Goose Maid in Pastel Colors

Hand-painted on plywood. I like the soft colors. And the spot of red is a nice contrast color here.
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Pastel Colored Gretel on Gingerbread Cookie

Hand-painted on plywood. This is special about Muenchner-Kinder-Wandbilder: 1. They used very thick wood with 0,5cm thickness. 2. They used...
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Pastel Girl with Pull Lamb

Hand-painted on plywood. The 1930s Münchner Kinder-Wandbilder had large wall figures and a matte finish. My guess is that they...
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Boy with Dog on Checkered Base

Hand-painted on plywood. The checkered base is rather unusual for a German Wall Figures, but typical of early Muenchner-Kunst.
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1930s Kleur & Profiel (?): Light Blue Petal Girl (Arnheim Collection)

Hand-painted on plywood. The motive is a girl playing the „He loves me he loves me not“ petal game. The...
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Unknown Producer: 1930s Dutch Children with Guitar

Hand-painted on plywood. A very laborate wall figure. Look at the details of the clothes and the shadows! German Wall...
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: War Teddies with Drum

Hand-painted on cardboard. Most producers of wall figures had problems getting high quality material during the 2nd World War. All...
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Three Little Birds

Hand-painted on plywood. A rather unknown Brothers Grimm fairy tale. (KHM 96)
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1930s Zaandijk Zaansch (?): Holland Dwarf in Snow Shoes

Hand-painted on plywood. On the back is the word „Holland“ in red stamp ink. The Dutch producers I have known...
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Hans in Luck as Cardboard Picture

Hand-painted on 5 mm-cardboard, 26 cm height. (Muenchner-Kinder-Wandbilder Handmalerei)
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Cinderella on Checkered Tiles (Christmas 1941)

A date on the back of a antique wall figure is very valuable - it helps to tell when a...
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1930s Muenchner-Kunst: Strutting Girl with Pull Donkey

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood. 22cm. (Jaeger&Riederer)
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1930s Kleur en Profiel (?): Snow White in Orange Coat Dress (Arnheim Collection)

Hand-painted on plywood. This is a wall figure of the Arnheim Collection. A German soldier father had signed these wall...
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1940s Muenchner-Kunst: Large Frog King Princess on Heart Base

This wall figure is still 0,5 cm thick like all the wall figures by Muenchner Kinder-Wandbilder. But it also shows...
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1940s Zaandijk Zaansch: Holland Children with Concertina

Hand-painted on plywood. The back of this motive says "Holland".
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1940s Dutch Wall Figure: Blond Little Girl with Lamb and Hair Bow

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood. ("Handarbeid Holland")
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1940s Kleur & Profiel (?): Old Fun Fair Woman with Balloons

You'll always find fairy tale themed adults on wood pictures, but rarely other grown-ups. Here we have one of the...
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1940s Kleur & Profiel (?): Girl with Huge School Bag

This is a cute and funny little school girl with her braids and thick socks and the large bag. Hand-painted...
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1940s German Wall Figure: Heart Shaped Munich Beer Festival Couple

A very unsual shape. Maybe it was sold at the famous Munich Beer Festival taking place each and every October....
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1940s Muenchner-Kunst: Kittens First Day at School with Candy Cone

Hand-painted on plywood. I like the candy cone, it seems to be filled with beautiful flowers. In Germany, children get...
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1940s Zaansch Zaandijk (?): Red Dwarf with Golden Harp

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood, 16cm. I love the thick golden paint of the harp.
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1940s Kleur & Profiel (?): Chef Hat Dwarf with Birthday Cake

Hand-painted on wood with varnish and rare. I am not absolutely sure it is Kleur & Profiel, it might also...
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1940s Kleur & Profiel (?): Dwarfs with Umbrella and Reading Material

I am not sure about the producer, but enter „Kleur & Profiel“ in the search! Don’t you think, it’s the...
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1940s Kleur & Profiel: Dwarf Boat with Refugee Child

This is a touching hand-painted motive: It always makes me think of the many people who fled from Germany during...
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1940s Kleur & Profiel: Kneeling Angel with Cradle

Hand-painted on plywood, 17cm. This wood picture was made in Holland. I love the delicate face, the pretty details of...
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1940s Muenchner-Kunst Frogking Princess with Rose made of War Cardboard B)

Hand-painted on 5mm-ply-cardboard (4 layers). Height: 26cm.
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Little Brother and Little Sister with Bell

Hand-painted on plywood. Good wood, thick layers of paint and thick varnish, too. The Munich Art also invested in very...
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Yellow Frog King Princess on Red Base

Hand-painted on wood with varnish, wonderful haptics due to thick paint layers and thick wood, 0,5 cm. Rare with luminous...
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Frontal View Puss in Boots

A very proud version of Puss in Boots. But WHAT is he holding in his hand? Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood.
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Cookie Base Hansel and Gretel with Green Dress

Hand-painted on plywood. There aren't many wall figures with Christmas themes, but here you've got the gingerbread cookies, typical of...
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Hansel and Gretel with Pink Apron

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. My favorite Gretel by Muenchner-Kunst! And I love the huge underarm Gingerbread Cookie Hearts of these famous...
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Hansel and Gretel on Meadow Base

The back of these wood pictures are whitened. On similar versions there is a stamp with "Rie-Bilder" on the back....
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Pink Mini Angel with Dots

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, height 8cm. Cute figure with her white collar and dot bow.
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1950s Kleur & Profiel: Coat Rack Beanie Girl

This is typical Jan Snelten, the big head and the carved mouth. "Jan Snelten (1909–1976) was the director of nursery...
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1940s Kleur & Profiel: Funfair Balloon Seller Boy

Hand-painted on plywood. "Jan Snelten (1909–1976) was the director of nursery decoration 'Kleur en Profiel' (Colour and Profile) in Tiel,...
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1950s Kleur & Profiel: Proud Holland Girl with Flag

Hand-painted on plywood. You can divide the wood pictures roughly in two categories: "Fairy tale/no fairy tale". It's like Walmart...
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1950s Kleur & Profiel: Dance Girl with Holland Bonnet

Hand-painted on plywood. One of my Kleur en Profiel favorites. Jan Snelten, the artist, made her look so so happy!...
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1950s Kleur & Profiel: School Boy with Umbrella and Slate

Hand-painted on plywood. You can divide the motives of the children's wood pictures era in "fairy tale/no fairy tale". It's...
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Rumpelstiltskin on Heart Base

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 26cm. ("395")
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1950s Kleur & Profiel: Snow White Romping about with Dwarfs

There are only few fairy tale motives by Kleur en Profiel. The Dutch artist Jan Snelten (1909-1976) had his very...
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Chubby Cheeks Snow White in Tulip Dress

Hand-painted on plywood. Munchner-Kunst very often had the chubby cheeks and the round face, but this is one where they...
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Umbrella Cat with Mouse

Hand-painted with much varnish on thick wood (5mm!). One of the animal wood pictures that don't belong to a fairy...
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1950s German Wall Figure: Two Part Pinetree Snow White with Doll Dwarf

Hand-painted on plywood, 26cm. A very unusual wood picture. I would love to know the producer's name. Can you help?...
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1950s German Wall Figure: Dressing Gown Dwarf with Candle

An unusual and endearing motive, hand-painted on plywood. It might be from Holland, Kleur&Profiel.
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Dwarf with Scarf Chicks

Hand-painted on plywood. A cute little wood picture, maybe it was an Easter present for happy spring children.
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1950s Muenchner-Kunst: Pied Piper of Hamelin on Yellow Base

Hand-painted on 3 mm-plywood, 27 cm Höhe. I like the colors, a yellow base is rare.
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1950s Muencher-Kunst: Pink Angel with Golden Halo

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood plus 2mm-plywood for the golden halo. Height: 25cm. Yes, there were angels as German Wall Figures. This...
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1950s Munchner-Kunst: Angel Portrait with Flower Wreath

Hand-painted on plywood, 15cm. Back then Muenchner-Kunst und Handwerk Jaeger&Riederer sold many wood pictures to the USA.
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1960s German Wall Figure: White Moon Crescent Angel

Hand-painted on wood, with varnish. It is a beautiful wall figure with a harmonious color scheme, but I don't know...
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1960s Rie-Bilder: Cherry Girl on Green Base

"Rie-Bilder" stands most likely for "Riederer", one of the names behind Munchner-Kunst. (Münchner-Kunst)
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1960s Muenchner-Kunst: Two Pied Piper of Hamelin

Look at the large flower base, that started the shift of Muenchner Kinder-Wandbilder to Muenchner Kunst&Handwerk. The wall figures became...
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1960s Muenchner-Kunst: Heart Base Sandman with Cradle

This is a classic sandman, no German TV-Sandman (we have two, a West Germany version and an East Germany version)....
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1960s Muenchner-Kunst: Shocked Snow White with Chubby Cheeks

I used to call this wood picture "choking Snow White", because I thought she had just eaten the poisoned apple....
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1960s Muenchner-Kunst: 7 Ravens Sister (with Date 1961)

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood with varnish. ("Münchner Kunst und Handwerk / 349" / "v.Tante Helga 1961")
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