Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am
Original Artwork Roman Zenzinger 1943 depicting Mountain Infantry Policeman in pencil on paper showing a German combat policeman in uniform full length, a stick grenade in his belt and carrying a sub machine gun over his right shoulder. Title in pencil to bottom left hand corner dated ‘Valdes am See, Ober Krain 1943’, signed ‘Zenzinger’ to bottom right hand corner. Preliminary sketch in pencil to verso with further rubber stamp of Zenzinger. Overall dimensions approx 50 x 35cm. Note: Roman Zenzinger 1903 –1990 was an Austrian artist and commercial designer best known for his intense portraits and sketches of soldiers during World War II. He was drafted in April 1941 into the German army as a war painter with his work regarding soldiers never shown to the public until 2011.