Fine Art/L Konig Oil


dpennington wrote at 2007-09-11 01:18:39
Followup to question dated: 4/5/2007

Subject: L Konig Oil

I also have an oil painting we got in Germany in the 1960s, a landscape scene

of alps, cabin, etc - its always been one I liked.  Signed L. Konig with two dots over the O.

D Pennington in Tallahassee

Lloyd wrote at 2010-02-23 20:25:32
I Bought a painting similar to this but it is dated 1956 werrowala b      or wetterltein b  or something like that  

Amy T wrote at 2010-11-02 19:30:21
My parents were stationed in Germany in the 1950s.  My mother bought about 6 paintings from a man selling door to door.  He always had a dramatic story about why he needed money.  The paintings are all beautiful outdoor scenes, signed by L Konig.

Jenn wrote at 2011-01-22 04:44:26
This is similar to my situation. My grandmother left me a painting by L. Konig (with 2 dots over the "o".) It is supposed to have come from Germany. There does appear to be some German writing on the back as well. Having trouble finding someone to help me learn more about it and appraise for insurance value. Anyone?

Xiaoyan Gao wrote at 2011-01-28 03:23:32
I also bought a "L konig landscape painting" from an estate sale. There are "victoria maltuch" on its back. I did a little search on internet, the phrase  means the quality of canvas. I am from Washington DC.

Keri wrote at 2011-06-04 19:15:07
I have three oil paintings by L. Konig that my Grandfather purchased in Germany about 50 years ago, they are all land scape with trees, mountains, and ponds in them. If anyone has any information on the artist I would love to know more about them.

Jenn wrote at 2012-01-03 03:25:17
Mine also says Viktoria M...something on the back...

Jamie h wrote at 2012-01-15 18:38:31
I brought a painting home when my father passed away that had been my aunts.  She lived in Germany many years ago.  It is pine trees in beautiful fall colors and a stream.  Signed L Konig with two dots over the o.

Pittsbugh, PA wrote at 2013-07-11 17:28:51
My father has a painting that came from Germany when he was stationed there with the same Konig signature (but no first initial).  He was stationed in Munich, and told me that the artist was brought into the Warner Kaserne to paint German landscapes for soldiers.  

His painting is Drachsteine Mit Gossausee (probably in Austria)

Is the same techniques and style as well as framing of many of the L. Konig that we have researched online.

Artist seems to be more of a starving painter, going for job to job or door to door selling his work back then.  Probably does not hold tons of value, but lots of history and great conversation.

Sassy wrote at 2014-08-12 19:03:19
I also found a 40by20 Original oil painting by Konig with 2 dots above the o. I've researched it and thes several Koing painters mine was framed #480012200 Viktoria Maltuch it's got stamped crest of looks like crown are family crest not sure. It's canvas stretched on wood marked with #100. The pic is from Germany I named it coming home cause it shows lil boy meeting a man at the broken ol wood fence and mans carrying pail there's 2 houses with straw roofs lil church in back ground black birds in sky snow all over small pond man walking towards lady and child with a cane and it's at dusk (almost night) lg trees an lots of sm one in background. I can't find value but it's no way starving artist done these to muuh info stamps and numbers brook people don't spend that much money to walk around an try make buck markings on rear very porfessional stamping and markings on it

nell wrote at 2015-02-14 16:44:38
I also have one of these paintings (oil on canvas).  Signed Konig w/the dots.  No L.  It was purchased by my parents in O'gau (Bavaria) on April 26, 1967.  It is a city night street scene.  It was sold by what I think is a dealer as my mother kept the business card with price and date handwritten on back.  Card says Gunter Preiss  Kunsthandel  Herrsching/Ammersee Weinhartstase 2.  I haven't been able to find anything on this artist either.

Cynthia M wrote at 2015-06-07 04:23:38
My parents also bought a framed oil painting from a door-to-door artist in Munich, Germany in the early 1950s. The signature is Konig (with the umlaut over the o) but no first initial. It's of a small church in Bavaria with mountains in the background and is very charming .... but I haven't been able to find out anything about its history or value. Since last posting here has anyone been able to locate any information? Thanks!

Susan wrote at 2016-01-11 00:12:42
Seems like a lot of folks have oil paintings from L Konig.  My dad was stationed in Germany in the late 60s and we have 2 landscape Alps.  I've always loved the pictures and now, have them.

Tinagui wrote at 2016-02-19 02:14:01
I also have a Konig´s cavas oil painting in hand, it is a landscap painting with deep snow and a small village, the main color of this painting is warm with orange color on the top of the hold painting. Very pretty painting I like it very much. Hope to learn more about Konig.

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