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Here you find all the German Wall Figures of this website, more than 1000 different ones:


1950s Ravi-Kunst ☆ Little Sailor of the S.S.United States

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. I was told they were sold in the gift shop on the liner between New York and...
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1930s Vobach (?) ✧ Princess and Swineherd with Wide Crown and Pencil Lines

There is much paint wear so we can see the pencil lines. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood.
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1940s Munchner-Kunst ☆ Puss in Boots with Miller’s Son on Checkered Base

There is another checkered base by Munchner-Kunst, showing a boy with a dog. Here we have: boy-cat. There it is...
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1940s EW-Figuren ☆ Kneeling Happy Cinderella

Hand-painted on unusually light 3mm-plywood.
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1930s Munchner-Kunst ☆ Light Blue Princess with Red Bouquet

Hand-painted on 6mm-plywood with matte varnish. I love the light and friendly color scheme.
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1930s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Snowdrop Fairy with Flower Hat

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood and very very pretty!
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1950s Picture ☆ Happy Boy with Jumping Jacks

You have to look twice, but there are actually two pull figures!
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1940s Hellerkunst ✧ Happy Dwarf with Yellow Flower Bouquet

This dwarf was very popular at its time. The yellow flowers look so happy, just like the Lover Dwarf!
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ☆ Little Spring Fairy in Light Blue Dress

Hand-painted on wood with varnish, very endearing. It belongs to the four seasons series by Ravi-Kunst.
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1940s Hellerkunst ☆ Barefoot Princess with Crown in her Hand

Many early Hellerkunst figures were very fragile: Only one small leg connects this dance girl with the base! Hand-painted on...
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ☆ The Little Match Sticks Girl

Hans Christian Andersen // "The girl with the matchsticks" // Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with shining varnish.
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1950s Hellerkunst ☆ Lying Cradle Child with Giant Bellflower

Hellerkunst produced several Cradle Children, some of them sitting, most of them lying, some with canopy, some without. This one...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ The Princess and the Pea in Red Dress

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with shining varnish.
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1940s Hellerkunst ✧ Cinderella at Her Mother’s Grave

The mother's grave is a rare Cinderella Scene on Wall Figures. Most of the time Cinderella is depicted with the...
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1950s Edelholz Freiberg ☆ Cinderella with Blond Braid and Jug

I love this Cinderella by Edelholz Freiberg. I have not found this motive being done by any other manufactury. It...
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1950s Graupner ☆ Cinderella with Prince and Shoe Trial (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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1930s Munchner-Kunst ☆ Cinderella on Checkered Tiles (Given as a Present 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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1950s Graupner ✧ Cinderella among the Doves (5368) ❒

In the 1960s is was a ritual in many families to have the mother read a fairy tale at bedtime....
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1950s Graupner ☆ Cinderella with Dove Circle and Heart Base

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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1930s Wrangel ✧ Long Braid Cinderella with Raised Dove

No size zero in the 1930s. Hand-painted and rare, a wall figure with inner movement. Cinderella tenderly holding a dove....
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1960s Pebaro (?) ✧ Happy Cinderella on Wood Bench

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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1930s Ilse Schneider ☆ Slim Cinderella in Light Blue Dress (Christmas 1939)

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. The dedication on the back says "Christmas 1939". A piece of normality in the first...
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1940s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Standing Cinderella in Grey Dress (M/7)

Rare, hand-painted on wood. The colors fit poor Cinderella, the patched up dress, too.
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1930s Unknown Producer ✧ Kneeling Cinderella with Hair Bun and Long Braid

An unusual Cinderella what with the hair do and the long puffy sleeves. Hand-painted on wood with varnish and rare.
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1950s Edelholz Freiberg ☆ Blue Cinderella Sitting on a Stove

Margarethe Edel was the artist behind Edelholz Freiberg which was named after her and her city. This Cinderella is one...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Pale War-Time Cinderella

This is one of the pale wall figures produced during the 2nd World War. The colors were applied very thinly...
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1930s Goldi ✧ Brown Cinderella on Red Bow Base

Hand-painted on wood with thick colors and varnish. I like the simple color scheme with the two shades of red....
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Kneeling Cinderella in Working Shoes (Nr.6)

This is a very rare Cinderella version, I have only seen it once so far. The girl is very earnest...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Balloon Skirt Cinderella with Braid Hair Do (B 19)

This Cinderella comes with white and with grey doves. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood.
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Blond Long Braid Cinderella on Brown Base (A 70)

Beautiful color scheme and touching with the too big shirt and the patched up dress. Early screenprint.
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Slim Grey Cinderella with Red Apron (A 70 Aschenbroedel)

There are many different Mertens-Kunst Cinderellas, many of them having the same number.
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Sitting Blue Vest Cinderella with Blond Braid (Nr.11)

There is a similar Mertens version with Cinderella raising her apron, only with red vest and red bun.
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1930s Wrangel ✧ Large Slim Cinderella on Thick Wood

Almost 0,8 cm thick wood, that is very unusual for German Wall Figures, normally the wood is 0,3 cm thick....
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1930s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Bell-Skirt Cinderella with very Long Legs

Where is the average harmony of Mertens-Kunst here? You never know, maybe the artist had a daughter growing too fast...
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1950s Hellerkunst ✧ Kneeling Cinderella with Put Up Braid

There are two kneeling version by Hellerkunst, the first one was very solemn (enter "page cut" in the search!), this...
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1930s Pfeil (?) ✧ Kneeling Blue Cinderella on Black Base

A black base, that is very unusual. And the open mouth, that is unusual, too. Not the fact that it...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Sitting Red Vest Cinderella with Red Hair

Look at her raising her apron! There is a second Mertens design where she does that, only with Blue Vest...
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1940s Hilla (?) ✧ Small Cinderella with Sad Face on Cardboard (2nd World War)

During war times some manufacturers painted on cardboard instead of wood. And the faces got sad. Here you find both.
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ✧ Standing Cinderella with Red Cap

Hand-painted on wood with varnish and rare. On the back you see the stamp of the first years, later there...
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Kneeling Cinderella with Red Fireplace

Again the red brick stones, adding to the vivid color scheme. This wood picture was meant for a children's coat...
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1940s Hellerkunst ☆ Cinderella in Ball Dress

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Most fairy tale wood pictures show the poor Cinderella. Here we have an exception, Cinderella the prom...
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ☆ Kneeling Cinderella with Braid Bun

This is a beautiful light blue dark blue color scheme, completed with Cinderella's blond hair. Hand-painted on 3mm plywood and...
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Sitting Cinderella with Red Fireplace

One of the Cinderella Series with Red Brick Stones. The Stones make a nice contrast in the color scheme. Hand-painted...
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1970s Pebaro ✧ Cinderella with Stone Stove and Kettle

The hobby artist was not great painter, but I like the color scheme and the dotted head scarf. And look...
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1930s Hellerkunst ☆ Page Cut Cinderella

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. The most melancholic Cinderella of them all with middle part hairstyle and a rare blue base.
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ✧ Tree Stump Cinderella with Apron and Head Scarf

Mrs. Gruner-Witkop, who had turned 90 in November 2018, told me in February 2019 on the telephone that she remembers...
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1970s Hellerkunst ✧ Standing Headache Cinderella in Blue Blue Dress

This fairy tale wood picture shows the poor Cinderella, and suffering to boot. It is a screen-print on wood and...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Little Torn Dress Cinderella without Base (AA5)

In the 1960s Mertens-Kunst changed to screen-printing, first with additional hand-painting. Especially most of the edges were still colored by...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Cinderella with Red Hair and Braided Bun

BB 5 Cendrillon // Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. Look at the put up braid, on top of her head. That's a...
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1940s Hilla ✧ Cinderella Drying her Stockings

Unfortunately Hilla was not so great at drawing faces, but look at the accessories: The wooden clothesline, the towel and...
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1940s Graupner ☆ Cinderella with Tree and Mother’s Grave

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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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Blond Cinderella with High Hair and Broom (N 5 / Contes de Grimm)

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. Look at the blond beehive do with the little red bows. And the broom is unusual, too:...
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ✧ Blond Cinderella with Wall and Red Dress

This red dress is SO mid-century! It represents the girl fashion of that time beautifully! I also love the friendly...
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1940s Unknown Producer ✧ Green Cinderella on Red Kitchen Tiles

From the bottom to Cinderella's middle there seems to be a large triangle. Very simple and reduced, with an odd...
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1980s Pebaro ✧ Cinderella with Long Braid by Brigitte from Dresden

The template got produced in the 1970s. This hobby work however was done by Brigitte Lange for her son Martin...
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1940s Hilla ✧ Cinderella with Stool and Blond Braid

Hilla has a style of their own. On this Cinderella wall figure the thin lines were drawn with a black...
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1950s Hobby Craft ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Flying Skirts

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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1930er Mertens-Kunst ☆ Slim Little Brother and Little Sister in Pale Blue Dress (Grimms Eventyr)

This is very early Mertens-Kunst, hand-painted on wood with varnish and very rare, a real museum piece. Most of the...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Little Brother and Little Sister with Flying Skirts (B24)

This was the most popular Fairy Tale Wood Picture by Mertens-Kunst. For more than 20 years it got copied and...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Little Brother and Little Sister with Tender Kiss

The most tender wall figure of them all with a just a little retreating enchanted brother. There are two similar...
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1950s Munchner Kunst und Handwerk ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Dirndl and Bow Tie

Good wood, thick layers of paint and thick varnish, too. That reminds of Ravi-Kunst. The Munich Art also invested in...
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1960s Original Bergischer Engel ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Long Blond Hair

I like the golden hair band. Later almost all producers of wood pictures used yellow instead of gold.
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1940s Vobach ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Flower Wreath

I have known two different Vobach works of this sibling couple, and their colors are VERY different, this one being...
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1950s Edelholz Freiberg ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Pine Trees and Fly Agaric Mushrooms

Hand-painted on wood with varnish, a nice thick color layer. You see this version quite often, it was copied very...
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1930s Hellerkunst ✧ Hugging Little Brother and Little Sister

This is such a tender wall figure! And it is wonderful how Magda Hella managed to draw a slim silhouette...
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1950s Graupner ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Neckband (5339 // New in 1959)

This is the scene of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale where the little sister provides her litte brother with a...
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1970s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Red Head Scarf and White Apron (AA7)

In the 1970s Mertens-Kunst perfected screen-printing. What helped a lot was Mr.Mertens having bought the manufactory „Original Bergischer Engel“. Mr.Mertens...
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1950s Hellerkunst ☆ Little Brother and Little Sister with Short Hair

This is an unusual version of this fairy tale with the Little Sister having short hair. Dark and short -...
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1930s Unknown Producer ✧ Little Brother and Sister on very Thin Wood

This wall figure is hand-painted on only one layer of wood, not three as usual. There is a producer stamp...
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The most touching Dedication of them all! ❤️

You find the translation below, and yes, there really are these endearing grammar mistakes which I put into the translation...
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1970s Grossmann ✧ Little Brother and Sister on Fly Agaric Toadstool

Around 1970 Grossmann changed from hand-painting to the technique of screen-printing, like other manufacturers had done, too.
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Embracing Brother and Sister with Extendable Ears (A64)

There are two similar versions of this loving duo: In the other one the sister is kissing Little Brother on...
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Short Blond Hair

Red, yellow and light blue are a pretty color scheme, add the fresh green and you have a spring feeling....
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1930s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Red Gray Pied Piper of Hamelin with Belt Pouch (Rat Catcher)

The early Mertens-Kunst Pied Pipers were very elegant and slim and very art deco. Here you also see the reduced...
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1970s Hellerkunst ✧ Green Little Brother and Little Sister (Plastic Picture)

With these plastic pictures Heller tried to make a material change, but it did not work out.
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1950s Graupner ✧ Slim Brother and Sister with Shawl Collar

You don't find this version quite often, with many variation of the colors. I guess the first template didn't come...
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1960s Münchner-Kunst ✧ Small Little Brother and Little Sister with Corkscrew Curls

This is a very small wood picture. Munchner-Kunst really tested all sizes, this is one of the smallest.
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1970s Hellerkunst ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Flower Wreath

The original wood picture here was designed by Magda Heller. When her son Ralf Heller took over in 1966, after...
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1940s “Sudeten” ✧ Blue Little Brother and Little Sister on Cardboard (=War Time Material)

During the 2nd World War some producers used cardboard instead of plywood. Some even had a stamp on the back,...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Little Brother and Little Sister with Psychedelic Headscarf (N7)

In the 1960s Mertens-Kunst changed to screen-printing, first with additional hand-painting. Especially most of the edges were still colored by...
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1980s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Modern Little Brother and Little Sister in Striped Shirt (No.1306)

"Modern Fairy Tales" by Mertens-Kunst: Those 1980s versions were the last ones produced by Mertens-Kunst.
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1940s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Light Blue Sleeping Beauty with Azur Blue Sleeve

Early Ravi, rare, hand-painted on wood with varnish. Light blue with pink flowers - always a wonderful color scheme! And...
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1930s Hellerkunst ☆ Red Sleeping Beauty on Thorn Base

What a great idea,o make the base a thorn. Very beautiful, very rare. Hand-painted on wood. It was really expensive,...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Powder Pink Sleeping Beauty with Waterfall Hair

Yes, early Mertens-Kunst had very long hair! This beautiful Sleeping Beauty version comes in red and powder pink. Both are...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Pink Sleeping Beauty with Spindle and Flower Crown

I have known of seven differnt Sleeping Beauties by Mertens-Kunst so far. Three are wearing pink flower dresses, hence the...
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ✧ Blond Sleeping Beauty in Light Blue Skirt

Another picture of Johanna Gruner-Witkop’s archive: I got the chance to take pictures and wondered about the „double base“.
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1960s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Red Haired Sleeping Beauty without Base

In the 1960s childlike facial features appeared on many fairy tale wood pictures. That meant a bigger head, large eyes...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Sleeping Beauty in Salmon Stripe Dress

An explosion of color: Just after the 2nd World War that's what Mertens-Kunst made! Quality material was available again, the...
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1960s Hellerkunst ✧ Flower Dress Sleeping Beauty without Base

Later the color gold got replaced by yellow, not only on this motive.
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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Powder Pink Sleeping Beauty with Roses Tiara

Roses in her hair, roses on her dress seam: This is the Roses Sleeping Beauty. In the German name "Dornroeschen",...
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1940s Vobach ✧ Sleeping Beauty with Thick Braids on Red Throne

I have held two similar items in my hands, both with this motive: One made of wood, one made of...
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🔴 1940er Liha ☆ Waches Dornröschen mit böser Fee und Dornenbaum

Ich kenne von Lika nur wenige Holzbilder, aber die ich kenne, haben viele feine Details, so auch hier. Schauen Sie...
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1940s Hellerkunst ☆ Magnificent Sleeping Beauty with Throne and Pillow

This is a large and wide wall figure! We have throne and a pillow, too. In the 1970s Heller produced...
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1940s “F.S.” ✧ Salmon Sleeping Beauty with Hip Long Braids (Cardboard Picture)

During the 2nd World War, good material got scarce, there where quite a lot cardboard pictures instead of wood pictures....
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1950s WEHA ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Pink Coat Dress and Roses

WEHA stands for "Werkstaetten Haupt" founded by Fritz Haupt in 1946. Many of his fairy tale wood pictures were the...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Pink-Red Sleeping Beauty with Small Princess Crown

One of the pink Sleeping Beauties by Mertens-Kunst. They are all beautiful! This is the one with the small crown...
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1960s Graupner ✧ Sleeping Beauty with Smitten Prince

More often than not Sleeping Beauty is sleeping alone on fairy tale wood pictures. Here we have one of the...
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Why does “Original Bergischer Engel” have an “Engel” = Angel in their Name?

In the very first years (from late 1945) this manufactury produced little angel figures. That's why the word "Engel" =...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Fairy Child with Fly Agaric Mushroom Hat (Toadstool)

Very rare, very enchanting. Hand-painted on wood and a wonderfully done copy, too. I had looked for it for years...
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1960s Unknown Producer ✧ White Flute Angel Sitting in Moon Crescent

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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1930s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Art Deco Fairy Child with Cowslip Flower

☆ Which is the most beautiful of them all? Sometimes I don't know which of the early Art DecoWall Fi...
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1960s Graupner ☆ Singing Angels as Candle Holder

Those tiny angels were very popular in Germany back then. Printed wood template on 3mm-plywood.(Fretwork Template 5363c)
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1960s Graupner ✧ Candle Holder with Lute Angel (5397c Fretwork Template)

One of the popular little candle angels. Printed on 3mm-plywood with coloring suggestions.
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Blue Red Saint Mary and Baby Jesus with Halos

This is an unusual Mertens-Kunst item. The colors are very bright and thick and with a very shiny varnish. Plus...
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1940s Unknown Producer ✧ Golden Saint Mary with Baby Jesus and Angels

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 Hellerkunst ✧ Yellow Candle Angel Cleaning a Star

An engaging motive once you've got figured out what the angel is doing here. I like the beautiful color scheme...
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1940s Hellerkunst ☆ Hovering Fairy Child on Autumn Leaf (October)

This wood picture belongs to the months series by Hellerkunst. It shows 12 beautiful motives with children. The names for...
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1950s Hellerkunst ✧ Huge Sun Flower with Fairy and Bee

One of the Hellerkunst fairies, in this case a tiny bee sized fairy. Screen-print on wood and very rare.
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1940s Ingeborg Immel ☆ Red Angel with Corkscrew Curls and Candle

On the back someone wrote with a pencil: "Original von Ingeborg Immel", so it's an original by a woman named...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Kneeling Yellow Fairy with Fly Agaric Mushroom Hat

Toadstools have always been popular guests on fairy tale wood pictures, sometimes they even were a big part of the...
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1930s Mertens-Kunst (?) ✧ Little Lantern Fairy in Hoodie Dress

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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1940s Hellerkunst ☆ Old Red Angel with Key and Cowslip

There is a newer version by Magda Heller's son, Ralf Heller. In that new version there is no base.
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1930s Hellerkunst ✧ Little Girl with Red Cap on Giant Star (“Sternkind”)

Hand-painted on wood and very rare. The star is made of two hues of yellow. The top color looks like...
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1940s Unknown Producer ✧ Blue Angel with The Book of Life

I have seen a photo of the Hellerkunst manufactory in the 1930s. There you can see, among other wall figures,...
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1930s Hosenmatz ✧ Red Fairy on Bird Branch

An unusual fairy, but I named her fairy for the following reasons: 1. She is sitting on a rather slim...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Candle Angel as Christmas Tree Decoration

Faces are hard to paint, this one is so beautiful. The detailed Pixie cut and the pink flower add to...
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1950s Hellerkunst ☆ Sleeping Fairy with Moonlight and Pine Tree

Once again, Magda Heller's eerie light made of yellow and light green! This wood picture is very enchanting and very...
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1940s Kleur en Profiel ☆ Kneeling Blue Angel at Baby Cradle

On many of this manufacturers's back sides it says: Made in Holland. This is one of the exceptions, no German...
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1940s Hellerkunst ☆ Hovering Angels with Bellflower

This wood picture belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in the...
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1950s Hellerkunst ☆ Blond Christmas Angel with Tiny Tree

One of the rare Christmas motives by Hellerkunst and the prettiest of all the Hellerkunst angels.
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German Wall Figures on the Go ✧ 1940s Fairy Flying on a Leaf in Berlin Adlon 2018

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. It is most likely a copy of the original Hellerkunst Fairy on a Leaf. Only...
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1950s Hellerkunst ☆ Kneeling Christmas Angels with Hovering Stars

This is one of the Christmas Wall Figures designed by Hellerkunst. Look at the many small hovering stars. They make...
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1950s Hellerkunst ☆ Wooden Christmas Card with Red Angel

What an endearing idea, a wooden, hand-painted Christmas Card! I bet those who were lucky enough to receive one were...
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1930s Hosenmatz ✧ Angel with Flared Trousers and Bellflower

Very unusual what with the fared trousers and the tiny wings. Hosenmatz was a manufacturer who had lots of original...
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1960s Hellerkunst ✧ Blessing Yellow Angels

This wooden wall figure belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in...
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1950s Hellerkunst ☆ Giant Cradle with Heaven and Angels

The height is 46cm, so it's really huge. This wood picture belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck...
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1960s Hellerkunst ✧ Kneeling Yellow Cradle Angels

This wood picture belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in the...
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1960s Hellerkunst ☆ Hovering Angels with Heaven Blanket

This wooden wall figure belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in...
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1960s Hellerkunst ✧ Hovering Yellow Angels with Pointing Finger

"... two to whom 'tis given, to guide my steps to heaven", this is what Humperdinck wrote in his famous...
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1940er Hellerkunst ☆ The Holy Family with Blessing Gesture (Mary, Jesus and Joseph)

This is a huge wood picture on thick wood. It is hand-painted and rare.
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1970s Hellerkunst ☆ Modern Red Angel with Key and Cowslip

The original wood picture here was designed by Magda Heller. When her son RALF HELLER took over in 1966, after...
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1950s Pastel Colored Mother Holle’s Golden Daughter with Snow Pine Tree

A typical Mother Holle motive. The unusual thing about this one is the winter forest pine and that there is...
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1950s Drei Tannen Olbernhau ☆ Mother Holle at the Window with Pointed Roof

This producer has a very unique style - how to put it? Colorful and round! Let’s not start with the...
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1940s Ravi-Kunst ☆ Mother Holle with Frilly Bonnet and Heart Window

This is a beautiful Mother Holle, just look at the details: The shadows on the frilly bonnet, the red duvet...
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1940s Graupner ☆ Mother Holle with White Bonnet and Snow Village

A classic by Graupner, this version was very popular back then. Hand-painted hobby work on 3mm-plywood with varnish. (Graubele)
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Colorful Mother Holle with Orange Head Scarf

There ist an almost identical Mertens Mother Holle with blue head scarf, but I like this one more. Screen-print on...
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Mother Holle at Red Brick Stone Window

Once again, the red brick stones, adding some color to this Mother Holle design. You also find it in the...
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💡 1960s Graupner ✧ Mother Holle with High Bonnet (5567e / Wooden Fretwork Template)

Unfinished projects - they are beautiful because they highlight how great it is to finish a project which is your...
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1940s Unknown Producer ☆ Beautiful Golden Daughter with Balcony (Mother Holle)

It makes you think of Mother Holle, that's the first person who springs to mind. But it must be Mother...
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1930s Unknown Producer ✧ Little Girl with Giant Pillow

This is a "garage sale" find! I have never it before and I guess it is mom's little helper rather...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Lazy Daughter with Short Ponytail (Mother Holle/Good Daughter)

The Mother Holle Fairy Tale includes the Good and the Lazy Daughter. In German, it’s Frau Holle with Goldmarie and...
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1950s Edelholz Freiberg ✧ Mother Holle’s Golden Daughter in Light Blue Dress

There are other words for this girl: Good Daughter or Golden Mary. I like the the beautiful light colors and...
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1950er Original Bergischer Engel ✧ Frau Holle mit Schleifen-Haube und Federn

Frau Holle hat immer ein Kissen, aber selten Federn. Frau Gruner-Witkop, die Künstlerin hinter Original Bergischer Engel, hatte einen ausgeprägten...
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1950s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Golden Daugter at Gold Gate (Mother Holle / Hulda)

What I like about Ravi-Kunst is that they sometimes show unusual details or scenes of the fairy tales. This is...
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1930s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Mother Holle’s Lazy Daughter in Orange Dress (Golden Daughter)

This design is still influenced by the Art Deco style. A beautiful color scheme. This wall figure shows the story...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Good Daughter with Hair Band (Mother Holle/Lazy Daughter)

Siebdruck mit zusätzlicher Handbemalung, eher selten. Hier sind auch der Brunnen und das Spinnrad abgebildet, so kann man Goldmarie nicht...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Good Daughter with Red Hair (Mother Holle/Lazy Daughter)

Early screen-print on wood with added hand-painting, quite rare. The orange-red hair is rather unusual, combined with the red vest.
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1950s Munchner-Kunst und Handwerk ✧ Mother Holle’s Golden Daughter on Blue Heart Base

How do you paint the snow on the village and on the pillow? Enlarge the picture, then it becomes clear!...
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1930er Vobach ✧ Golden Daughter with Braids and Cloud Base

A nice little wall hanging, hand-painted on 5mm-wood. (Mother Holle / Hulda)
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1960s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Lazy Daughter Wiping her Face (Mother Holle/Good Daughter)

The Mother Holle Fairy Tale includes the Good and the Lazy Daughter. In German, it’s Frau Holle with Goldmarie and...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Mother Holle on a Cloud (Golden Daughter+Lazy Daughter)

The Mother Holle Fairy Tale includes the Good and the Lazy Daughter. In German, it’s Frau Holle with Goldmarie and...
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1940s Original Bergischer Engel ☆ Very Shocked Frog King Princess

Look at the long face and the round mouth! The artist, Mrs.Gruner-Witkop (90 in November 2018) told me, that some...
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1930er Wrangel ☆ Red Frog King Princess on Blue Base

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. Enchanting in its simplicity and beauty.
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1930s Graupner ✧ Frog King with Well and Princess in Round Frame (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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1930er Mertens-Kunst ☆ Yellow Frog King Princess with Small Golden Crown

Here we go again: Early Mertens equals beautiful most of the time. Very simple and very enchanting. Hand-painted on wood,...
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1930s Ilse Schneider ✧ Adult Frog King Princess in Red Dress

Ilse Schneider used to work for Magda and Georg Heller in the early 1930s. Later she had her own manufactory,...
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1930s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Yellow Frog King Princess with Wide Crown

The Frog King Princesses by Mertens-Kunst came with different crowns. Even this very old yellow princess was available with a...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Light Blue Frog King Princess with Waterfall Hair

Many of the most enchanting wall figures were produced by Mertens-Kunst, and here you see again, why! Hand-painted on wood,...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Yellow White Frog King Princess with Wide Crown

I have known of three different versions of the Mertens-Kunst Frog King Princess. The elder ones have a simple all...
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ☆ Red Frog King Princess with Knitted Belt

This is a rather small wall figure and one of the early ones of this producer. Look at the poor...
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1930s Holsten ✧ Crying Frog King Princess Sitting on the Well

Very unusual: A Frog King Pincess and you can't see her face. Hand-painted on wood with varnish and very rare.
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1930s Hellerkunst ✧ Slim Frog King Princess as Little Child

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. The frog princess is a very young child, you even see the protruding stomach of...
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1940er Mertens-Kunst ☆ Frog King Princess with Hidden Gold Ball and Yellow Base

Another unique identifier here are the double puffy sleeves. Hand-painted on 3mm quality-plywood.
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1950s Graupner ✧ Kneeling Frog King Princess in Wide Dress (5337 New in 1959)

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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1940s Ravi-Kunst ✧ Frog King Princess in Light Blue High Collar Dress

This is early Ravi-Kunst - why? Look at the back. You will see the little paper scrap, that is proof...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ✧ Red Frog King Princess with Ermine Collar

I think there's only one wooden wall figure with an ermine collar, not by Mertens-Kunst and not by other producers.
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ☆ Frog King Princess with Veil and Open Arms

So pretty - there is also a yellow version with veil and lace collar.
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ☆ Blue Frog King Princess with Tiny Blouse and Goldball

So beautiful! Rare and in frontal view, enter "frog king" in the search, you'll see that most of them have...
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1940er Ravi-Kunst ✧ Pink Frog King Princess with Shawl Collar

Hand-painted on wood and rare. Wonderful color scheme with the golden items and the pink-white dress.
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1940er Münchner-Kinder-Wandbilder ☆ White Frog King Princess with Hair Rose

The soft color scheme, that's what I love about this wall figure. I also like the details: The hair locks,...
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1950s Unknown Producer ✧ Pink Frog King Princess on Blue Base

A large and wide hand-painted figure. The soft pink is enhanced by the darker and the white lines. I like...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst ☆ Frog King Princess in Red Robe and Chemise Dress

There are more versions of this Red Frog Princess, but they were produced later and less detailed. This is the...
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1960s GDR / Ore Mountains ✧ Red Frog King Princess with Well and Gloves

A rather unusual Frog King, the princess is wearing gloves and her dress reminds a bit of underwear. I like...
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1950s Edelholz Freiberg ☆ Frog King Princess in Brown Striped Dress

An elegant frog king princess! I have known this design with brown dress and with light blue dress!
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ☆ Light Blue Frog King Princess with Wide Cloud Skirt

Mrs. Gruner-Witkop, who had turned 90 in November 2018, told me in February 2019 on the telephone that she remembers...
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1950s Drei Tannen Olbernhau ☆ Frog King with Golden Ball Princess

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Wonderful haptics, you can feel the paint layers.
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ☆ Pink Frog King Princess in Wide Flower Skirt

On the back there are screen-printing tests. Mrs.Gruner-Witkop attended a course with a paint producer to learn the technique for...
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1950s Original Bergischer Engel ✧ Frog King Princess with White High Collar

When I visited Mrs.Gruner-Witkop in summer 2017 I had the chance to take pictures of her archive wood plaques. She...
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