Marie Ellenrieder

Praying Guardian Angel,

pastel drawing,


Marie Ellenrieder 

Praying Guardian Angel in Clouds [Betendes schutzengelchen in Wolken]


pastel drawing
28 x 33 cm 
framed and mounted in a wooden cabinet or folding altar [in einem Klappaltärchen] 


Friedhelm Wilhelm Fischer, Marie Ellenrieder, Leben und Werk der Konstanzer Malerin (Konstanz and Stuttgart: Jan Thorbecke, 1963), Kat. Nr. 395.



1831, conveyed by the artist to a unknown high official ("Herr Hofrath," now the title is "Hofrat")

Subsequently acquired by Friedrich Horadam (Bavaria, 1812-1881) for his wife Amalie Margaretha Horadam nee Heinrich.  On the exterior of the cabinet, there is a brass plaque inscribed: "Fur Amalie von Horadam."

later, Luise Dupre, Freiburg

A signed autograph letter to the high official (Herr Hofrath) from Ellenrieder, dated 15 Nov. 1831, Karlsruhe, is mounted in the cabinet with other documentary material.  This letter has been published as Nr. 69a in the catalogue of the letters of Marie Ellenrieder.  See: Edwin Fecker, Marie Ellenrieder. Der schriftliche Nachlass [Marie Ellenrieder. The Written Estate],

view of framed drawing in open cabinet:
view of inset signed autograph letter from Ellenrieder:
Jack Daulton
The Daulton Collection