Artist Highlight: Lionel Percy Smythe, Featured at Bodensee Art Auction by Michael Zeller Auction House

## Lionel Percy Smythe: Kindred Spirits – A Masterpiece from the 19th Century

Discover the captivating artistry of Lionel Percy Smythe (1839-1918) in this exclusive video from Auktionshaus Zeller. Smythe, a renowned British artist, showcased his exceptional talent at the Royal Academy London in 1879 with his masterpiece, “Kindred Spirits.” This enchanting painting depicts a young girl on a swing, accompanied by two adorable kittens.

Believed to be Smythe’s daughter, Nora, frolicking in the garden of their London residence at 36 Gloucester Crescent, the original painting (76 x 56 cm) is now housed in the prestigious Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.

In this video, we unveil another exquisite work of art from the same year. This larger rendition of the theme features the artist’s daughter, accompanied by a dog and a cat. It exemplifies Smythe’s signature style and artistic brilliance. The painting, titled “Verwandte Seelen” (Related Souls), measures 85 x 60 cm, and its provenance traces back to a noble South German private collection.

As experts in fine art auctions, Auktionshaus Zeller brings this remarkable piece to the world. Our international audience, including collectors from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein, will have a chance to bid on this magnificent artwork during our 156th International Bodenseekonstruktion event.

But this is not all; our auction boasts a vast selection of exceptional pieces, including jewelry, antiques, furniture, and valuables. From timeless Rolex watches to priceless treasures, our knowledgeable experts will guide you through a captivating journey of discovery.

Your chance to view these remarkable works in person begins on April 1st and lasts until April 10th. Visiting hours are from 11 am to 6 pm every day, including Saturdays and Sundays. Join us at Auktionshaus Zeller in Lindau, Germany, and immerse yourself in the world of timeless beauty and exquisite craftsmanship.

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Lionel Percy Smythe. 1839 London – 1918 Wimereux (Frankreich). 1879 stellte der Künstler in der Royal Academy London ein Werk mit dem Titel ‘Kindred Spirits’ aus, das ein Mädchen auf einer Schaukel mit zwei Kätzchen zeigt. Es wird angenommen, dass es sich dabei um seine Tochter Nora im Garten von 36 Gloucester Crescent in London handelt. Dieses Werk (76 x 56 cm) wird heute in der Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool verwahrt. Das vorliegende, im selben Jahr entstandene Gemälde, stellt eine etwas größere Version des Themas dar. Es zeigt wieder die Tochter des Künstlers, jedoch begleitet von einem Hund und einer Katze, und ist ein charakteristisches Beispiel für Smythes Kunst. Sign. und 1879 dat. Verwandte Seelen. 85 x 60 cm. R. Provenienz: fürstliche süddeutsche PrivatsammlungSmythe

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