Edmund Steppes

Ein Traum vom Staffelsee


oil on canvas


Edmund Steppes (Burghausen 1873-1968 Ulrichsberg)

"Ein Traum vom Staffelsee" (Badende am Ufer)

["A Dream from Staffelsee" (bathers on the shore)]


oil on canvas

25,3 x 33,7 cm

signed lower left "Edm[und]. St[eppes]. 1923"

verso inscribed by the artist in red paint "Ein Traum vom Staffelsee / 1923 / E[dmund]. f[ür]. Fritzens [?] / Edmund Steppes / München / Weihnachten [Christmas] 1923," as well as further annotations in pencil; verso also features a floral decoration in red paint

The Staffelsee is a lake in the Ammer-Loisach-Hügelland in the southernmost district of Upper Bavaria, the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Seven tree-covered islands make it the most island-rich lake in the foothills of the Alps.

view in frame:


Jack Daulton
The Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California