GALLERY

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


1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture / The Little Muck / Hand-painted / Hellerkunst

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cinderella at Her Mother’s Grave / German Art / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cinderella with Braid and Jug / Edelholz Freiberg (GDR)

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cinderella at the Shoe Trial / German Fretwork / 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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Checkered Tiles Cinderella / War Christmas 1941 / Muenchner-Kunst

A date on the back of a antique wall figure is very valuable - it helps to tell when a...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎ Cinderella with Dove Cluster / German Fretwork / 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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Red Long Braid Cinderella with Raised Dove / Hand-painted / Wrangel

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 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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Slim Light Blue Cinderlla / War Christmas 1939 / Ilse Schneider

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cinderella in Grey Dress 21cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood. The colors fit poor Cinderella, the patched up dress, too. ("Ravi-Kunst M/7 Aschenputtel Cinderella" / Stamp with...
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1940s Fairy Tale Picture ▶︎Brown Braid Cinderella on War Time Cardboard / Hand-painted / Unknown

(2nd World War) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Kneeling Cinderella with Braid Bun / Hand-painted / Unknown

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Light Blue Stove Cinderella 21cm / Hand-painted / Edelholz Freiberg

Hand-painted on several layers wood to make it more solid. I love the contrasting colors of light blue dress and...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Pale Cinderella in Dull War Colors / Hand-painted / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Brown Cinderella on Red Bow Base / Hand-painted / Goldi

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cinderella in Working Shoes / Hand-painted / Mertens-Kunst

The girl is very earnest und the doves’s position is unusual: On neck and knees. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Balloon Skirt Cinderella with Grey Doves / Hand-Painted / Mertens-Kunst

This Cinderella comes with white and with grey doves. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. ("No19 Aschenbrödel") Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Little Long Braid Cinderella 19cm / German Craft / Mertens-Kunst

Beautiful color scheme and touching with the too big shirt and the patched up dress. Early screenprint with added hand-painting....
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Grey Cinderella on Green Base / Hand-painted / Mertens-Kunst

There are many different Mertens-Kunst Cinderellas, many of them having the same number. (A70 Aschenbrödel) Enter the following in the...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cute Blue Vest Cinderella / Hand-painted / Mertens-Kunst

There is a similar Mertens version with Cinderella raising her apron, only with red vest and red bun. Enter the...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Slim Cinderella on Yellow Base / Hand-painted / Wrangel

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cinderella with very Long Legs / Hand-painted / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Kneeling Cinderella with Put Up Braid 19cm / Hand-painted / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Kneeling Blue Cinderella on Black Base / Hand-painted / Pfeil (?)

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cute Red Vest Cinderella / German Craft Art / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wall Figure ▶︎Cinderella on War Time Cardboard / “Sonderanfertigung”

During war times some manufacturers painted on cardboard instead of wood. And the faces got sad. Here you find both....
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1940er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Red Cinderella with Red Cap / Hand-painted / Original Bergischer Engel

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Kneeling Wide Cinderella 18cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Ball Dress Cinderella 21cm / German Craft Art / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Head Dove Cinderella on Grey Base / Hand-painted / Muenchner-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Kneeling Cinderella without base 22cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

This is a beautiful light blue dark blue color scheme, completed with Cinderella's blond hair. Hand-painted on 3mm plywood. Enter...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sitting Stove Cinderella 22cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

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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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Kneeling Cinderella in Comic Style / Hand-painted / EW-Figuren

Hand-painted on unusually light 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cute Tea Kettle Cinderella / German Fretwork / 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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Kneeling Cinderella with Page Cut 19cm / Hellerkunst

Attraction: Again, the simplicity and the haptics. Virtual worlds make us yearn for something beautiful and solid to hold in...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Red Blue Cinderella on Tree Stump / Original Bergischer Engel

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Light Blue Standing Bun Cinderella 27cm / Hellerkunst

This fairy tale wood picture shows the poor Cinderella, and suffering to boot. ("HELLER" imprinted with pine tree. Grey cloth...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Hair Band Cinderella / Mertens-Kunst

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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1950s Märchen-Holzbild ☆ Blond Cinderella with Frilly Underskirt / Original Bergischer Engel

Very pretty and very rare. I love the dove on her hand! Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Cinderella with Hair Wreath 24cm / Mertens-Kunst

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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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pastel Colored Cinderella with Head-Dove / Muenchner-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cinderella Drying her Socks / Hilla

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 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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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Cinderella with Broom 22cm / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Blond Cinderella in Red Pinafore Dress / Original Bergischer Engel

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Cinderella on Kitchen Tiles / Hand-painted / Unknown

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 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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1940er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Stool Cinderella with Blond Braid / Hilla

Hilla has a style of their own. On this Cinderella wall figure the thin lines were drawn with a black...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Standing Pastel Cinderella / Hand-painted / Muenchner-Kunst

Beautiful colors, a little piece of vintage nursery wood art in pastel. Hand-painted on plywood. ("Handmalerei"+) Enter the following in...
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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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pale Blue Little Brother and Sister / Mertens-Kunst

This is very early Mertens-Kunst, hand-painted on wood with varnish. Most of the first motives by Mertens had solemn faces...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Flying Skirts Little Brother + Little Sister 21cm / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Kissing Little Brother and Little Sister 15cm / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, height 15cm. The most tender wall figure of them all with a just a little retreating enchanted...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister with very Slim Deer / Muenchner-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister with Long Blond Hair / Original Bergischer Engel

I like the golden hair band. Later almost all producers of wood pictures used yellow instead of gold. Enter the...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister 18cm / Edelholz Freiberg (GDR)

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Hugging Little Brother + Little Sister 29cm / Hellerkunst

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 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 ☆ Short Hair Little Brother + Little Sister 24cm / Hellerkunst

This is an unusual version of this fairy tale with the Little Sister having short hair. Dark and short -...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Little Brother+Little Sister with Flower Wreath / Hand-painted / Unknown

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood with matte varnish. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother and Little Sister on Toadstool Chair / Grossmann Reit im Winkl

Around 1970 Grossmann changed from hand-painting to the technique of screen-printing, like other manufacturers had done, too. Enter the following...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Embracing Littler Brother+Sister / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother and Little Sister with Short Hair 22cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood. Red, yellow and light blue are a pretty color scheme, add the fresh green and you have...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister as Plastic Picture 20cm / Hellerkunst

With these plastic pictures Heller tried to make a material change, but it did not work out. ("Hellerkunst AP/8 Brüderchen...
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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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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Small Little Brother + Little Sister with Corkscrew Curls / Muenchner-Kunst

This is a very small wood picture. Munchner-Kunst really tested all sizes, this is one of the smallest. ("Münchner Kunst...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister with Flower Wreath 22cm / Hellerkunst

The original wood picture here was designed by Magda Heller. When her son Ralf Heller took over in 1966, after...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Psychedelic Little Brother + Little Sister 20cm / Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywoood. ("N 7 Brüderchen und Schwesterchen / Little brother and sister / Petit frere et petite soeur /...
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1980s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Brother + Little Sister with Braids / Mertens-Kunst

"Modern Fairy Tales" by Mertens-Kunst: Those 1980s versions were the last ones produced by Mertens-Kunst. Enter the following in the...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Rose Hair Sleeping Beauty with Sailor Collar 22cm / Mertens-Kunst

(B15) A red sailor collar! Might be the only one as far as wall figures go! I always imagine the...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Princess Crown 22cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

Light blue with pink flowers - always a wonderful color scheme! And the gold of the tiny crown completes it....
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty on Thorn Base 26cm / Hellerkunst

What a great idea,o make the base a thorn. Very beautyful. Hand-painted on wood. ("Hellerkunst --" / Wood hanger) Enter...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Pink Sleeping Beauty with Rose Tendrils 25cm / Hand-painted / Unknown

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood. ("Handarbeit" as stamp / unreadable triangel stamp or pen) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pink Sleeping Beauty with Waterfall Hair 21cm / Mertens-Kunst

Early Mertens-Kunst had very long hair! This beautiful Sleeping Beauty version comes in red and powder pink. It was produced...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Rose Bouquet / Muenchner-Kunst

Hand-painted on 6mm-plywood with matte varnish. I love the light and friendly color scheme. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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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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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pink Sleeping Beauty with Flower Crown 23cm / Mertens-Kunst

I have known of seven differnt Sleeping Beauties by Mertens-Kunst so far. Three are wearing pink flower dresses, I try...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Blond Sleeping Beauty in Light Blue Dress / Original Bergischer Engel

Another picture of Johanna Gruner-Witkop’s archive: I got the chance to take pictures and wondered about the „double base“. Enter...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Wide Crown 23cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty in Salmon Stripe Dress / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty in Flower Dress 21cm / Hellerkunst

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. Later the color gold got replaced by yellow, not only on this motive. Look at the...
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pink Sleeping Beauty with Roses Tiara / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Cardboard Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty on War Time Cardboard 14cm / “Kunstgewerbliche Handarbeit”

I have held two similar items in my hands, both with this motive: One made of wood, one made of...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Evil Fairy + Thorn Tree / Liha (Lika)

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood with varnish. I like the thorn tree, you hardly see it on fairy tale wood pictures. And...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Large Sleeping Beauty with Throne + Pillow 28cm / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty on War Time Cardboard / “Kunstgerblicher F.S.”

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Beauty in Pink Coat Dress / WEHA (Ore Mountains)

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pink Sleeping Beauty with Tiny Crown 22cm / Mertens-Kunst

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 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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Pink Rain Drop Fairy 24cm / Hand-painted / Unknown

Hand-painted on plywood. What a beautiful highlight! Unfortunately I don't know the producer's name. The base is typical of the...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Little Red Riding Hood in Plaited Skirt / Ore Mountains (GDR)

Hand-painted on 3,5 mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Fairy Child as Lucky Mushroom / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎White Flute Angel in Moon Crescent / Hand-painted / Unknown

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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1930er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Blue Fairy Child with Cowslip Flower / Mertens-Kunst

Which is the most beautiful of them all? Sometimes I don't know which of the early Art DecoWall Figures I...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Red Hoodie Fairy with Key / Hand-painted / Unknown

Hand-painted on plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ White Fairy as Snowdrop Flower / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood and very very pretty! Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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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 ☆ Mary with Baby Jesus and Halo / Mertens-Kunst

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 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 ☆ Candle Angel Polishing a Star / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Fairy Child on Autumn Leaf 14cm / Hellerkunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. This wood picture belongs to the months series by Hellerkunst. It shows 12 beautiful motives with children....
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sun Flower with Fairy and Bee 21cm / Hellerkunst

One of the Hellerkunst fairies, in this case a tiny bee sized fairy. ("B/30 Biene / Kunsthaus Messing Kassel") Enter...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Candle Angel with Corkscrew Curls / “Ingeborg Immel”

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Kneeling Fairy Child with Mushroom Hat / Mertens-Kunst

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 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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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Short Hair Angel with Golden Key + Base 23cm / Hellerkunst

There is a newer version by Magda Heller's son, Ralf Heller. In that new version there is no base. ("Hellerkunst...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Star Girl with Red Cap 22cm / Hellerkunst

The star is made of two hues of yellow. The top color looks like very thin paper, but it is...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Spring Fairy in Light Blue Dress / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood with varnish, very endearing. It belongs to the four seasons series by Ravi-Kunst. (J/1 Frühling / spring)...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Blue Angel with Book of Life / Hand-painted / Unknown

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Fairy on Raven Branch / Hosenmatz

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Short Hair Angel with Candle + Moon / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood. Faces are hard to paint, this one is so beautiful. The detailed Pixie cut and the pink...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Sleeping Fairy with Moon and Pinetree / Hellerkunst

Once again, Magda Heller's eerie light made of yellow and light green! This wood picture is very enchanting. # (Hellerkunst...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Angel with Guitar / Hellerkunst

This wood plaque belongs to the Christmas editions of Hellerkunst. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Märchen-Holzbild ☆ Kneeling Blue Angel at Baby Cradle / Holland (?)

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Yellow Cradle Angels with Bellflower / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Christmas Angel with Tiny Tree 21cm / Hellerkunst

One of the few Christmas motives by Hellerkunst and the prettiest of all the Hellerkunst angels. ("Hellerkunst AM/8 Dezember" /...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Yellow Angel Pair with Hovering Stars 21cm / Hellerkunst

Hand-painted on plywood. This is one of the Christmas Wood Pictures designed by Hellerkunst. Look at the hovering stars! ("Hellerkunst...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Christmas Angel on Wooden Post Card 15cm / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Angel with Flared Trousers and Bellflower / Hosenmatz

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Blessing Yellow Cradle Angels / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Large Cradle with 4 Angels / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Kneeling Yellow Cradle Angels / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Yellow Cradle Angels with Heaven Blanket / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pointing Yellow Cradle Angels 21cm / Hellerkunst

"... two to whom 'tis given, to guide my steps to heaven", this is what Humperdinck wrote in his famous...
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1940er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Holy Family with Baby Jesus / Hellerkunst

This is a huge wood picture on thick wood. It is hand-painted. (Christmas Mary Joseph) (Hellerkunst --) Enter the following...
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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Key Angel without Base 22cm / Hellerkunst

The original wood picture here was designed by Magda Heller. When her son RALF HELLER took over in 1966, after...
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▶︎ KHM 24 Mother Holle

Also called Mother Hulda.
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Slim Pitchen Mary in Orange Dress / Mertens-Kunst

This design is still influenced by the Art Deco style. A beautiful color scheme. This wall figure shows the story...
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1940er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Classic Mother Holle with Cloud / Mertens-Kunst

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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Slim Golden Mary with Red Belt / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood and very rare. A wonderful color scheme with light blue, yellow and a bit red. (Mother Holle...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle’s Golden Daughter with Snow Tree / Unknown Pastel Series

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle with Window and Pointed Roof / Drei Tannen (Ore Mountains)

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle with Heart Window / Hellerkunst

It's hand-painted on wood with varnish. This is a beautiful Mother Holle, just look at the details: The shadows on...
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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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1950s Märchen-Holzbild ☆ Colorful Mother Holle with Orange Head Scarf / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle with Brick Stone Window / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

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 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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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Beautiful Golden Daughter with Balcony / Unknown Producer

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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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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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle’s Lazy Daughter with Ponytail / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle’s Good Daughter with Cloud / Edelholz Freiberg (GDR)

There are other words for this girl: Good Daughter or Golden Mary. I like the the beautiful light colors and...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle with Bonnet and Feather Base / Original Bergischer Engel

Mother Holle (also called Mother Hulda) is very often depicted with a pillow, but hardly with feathers, like here! Enter...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle’s Golden Daugter at Gold Gate 23cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

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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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Golden Mary with High Hair / Mertens-Kunst

(Mother Holle / Hulda / Good Daughter / Bad Daughter / Pitchen Mary) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle’s Good Daughter with Red Hair / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle on Blue Heart Base 17cm / Muenchner-Kunst

How do you paint the snow on the village and on the pillow? Enlarge the picture, then it becomes clear!...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle’s Good Daughter on Cloud / Hand-painted / Vobach

A nice little wall hanging, hand-painted on 5mm-wood. (Mother Holle / Hulda) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Mother Holle’s Lazy Daughter Wiping her Face / Mertens-Kunst

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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1970s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Décolleté Frog King Princess 21cm / Ore Mountains (GDR)

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Blue Frog King Princess with Oval Mouth / Original Bergischer Engel

Look at the long face and the round mouth! The artist, Mrs. Gruner-Witkop (90 in November 2018) told me, that...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Frog King Princess Clutching the Golden Ball / Wrangel

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. Enchanting in its simplicity and beauty. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er 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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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Slim Yellow Frog King Princess with Small Crown / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Slim Frog King Princess in Red Dress / Ilse Schneider

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ ☆ Slim Yellow Frog King Princess with Wide Crown / Mertens-Kunst

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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1940er Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Frog King Princess with Waterfall Hair 24cm / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Slim Frog King Princess with Puffy Sleeves / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Frog King Princess with Knitted Belt / Original Bergischer Engel

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Crying Frog King Princess with Well / Handgemalt / Holsten

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. Very unusual: A Frog King Pincess and you can't see her face. (German vintage nursery...
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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Haughty Frog King Princess in Yellow Dress / 27cm / Mertens-Kunst

Unfortunately, this wood picture has been painted over. Still the an unusual motive which I like a lot. ("Nr.9 Froschprinzessin")...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Slim Orange Frog King Princess 25cm / Hellerkunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Frog King Princess with Double Puffy Sleeves / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm quality-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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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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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Blue Frog King Princess with High Collar 21cm / Hellerkunst

This is early Ravi-Kunst - why? Look at the back. You will see the little paper slip, that is proof...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Frog King Princess with Ermine Collar / German Craft Art / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Light Blue Frog Princess with Pink Veil / Original Bergischer Engel

So pretty - there is also a yellow version with veil and lace collar. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Light Blue Frog King Princess with Tiny Blouse / Original Bergischer Engel

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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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pink Frog King Princess with Shawl Collar 22cm / Hellerkunst

Hand-painted on wood and rare. Wonderful color scheme with the golden items and the pink-white dress. Enter the following in...
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1930s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ White Frog Kind Princess with Hair Rose / Muenchner-Kunst

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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1940s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ▶︎Pink Frog King Princess on Blue Base / Hand-painted / Unknown

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 Märchen-Holzbild ☆ Frog King Princess in Colorful Shift 22cm / Mertens-Kunst

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Red Frog King Princess with White Gloves / Ore Mountains (GDR)

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Frog King Princess in Brown Dress / Edelholz Freiberg (GDR)

An elegant frog king princess! I have known this design with brown dress and with light blue dress! (GDR Wood...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Yellow Frog King Princess 23cm / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. I like the double dresses by Ravi-Kunst. This girl has a yellow dress with a red under-dress...
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Light Blue Frog King Princess on Yellow Base / Original Bergischer Engel

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 Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Frog King with Golden Ball Princess / Drei Tannen (Ore Mountains)

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Wonderful haptics, you can feel the paint layers. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Fairy Tale Wood Picture ☆ Pink Frog King Princess with Flower Skirt / Original Bergischer Engel

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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