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Straßenszene | um 1932
Straßenszene | um 1932
Straßenszene | um 1932

Straßenszene | um 1932

Karl Tratt

1900 Frankfurt am Main — 1937 Frankfurt am Main

Karl Vinzenz Tratt was born in Sindlingen near Frankfurt am Main. After finishing school, he did an apprenticeship as a plasterer. In 1924 he registered at the Städel Art Institute in Frankfurt am Main, where he studied painting under Franz Karl Delavilla. In 1926 he was admitted to the master class of Max Beckmann. His fellow students included Theo Garvé, Leo Maillet, Marie-Louise von Motesiczky and Georg Heck. In 1930 and 1932, Tratt exhibited in the art gallery of F. A. C. Prestel in Frankfurt am Main, and in 1931 at the Berlin Secession. In 1933, he participated in the “Young Frankfurt” exhibition and in 1934 in the “Contemporary Frankfurt Landscape Painters” exhibition held by the Frankfurt Art Association. Tratt struggled greatly with the economic conditions of the time, though his fellow students and friends tried to help by buying his paintings.

 

Artist works

Marietta O. mit Hut | um 1932
Seated Woman With Blue Hat | ca 1932
Oil on canvas
80 x 59 cm
(Photo: Florian Stürzenbaum © Karl Tratt)
Liegender Rückenakt | um 1932
Reclining nude | 1932
Oil on canvas
80 x 59 cm
(Photo: Florian Stürzenbaum © Karl Tratt)
Selbstporträt | 1925
Self-portrait | 1925
Oil on canvas
40 x 29 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt)
Baumlandschaft | um 1932
Landscape with trees | ca 1932
Oil on canvas
70 x 100 cm
(Photo: Florian Stürzenbaum © Karl Tratt)
Vier Personen im Café | o. D.
Four people in a café | no date
Oil on canvas
92,5 x 58,5 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Stillleben mit Masken | o. D.
Still life with masks | no date
Oil on canvas
62 x 30 cm
(Photo: Florian Stürzenbaum © Karl Tratt)
Mann, vor Fenster stehend | um 1933
Man standing in front of window | ca. 1933
Oil on Canvas
109.5 x 95 cm
(Photo: Florian Stürzenbaum © Karl Tratt)
Akt auf einem Kissen liegend | o. D.
Nude lying on a cushion | no date
Ink and white heightening on brown paper
32 x 48 cm
(Photo: Florian Stürzenbaum © Karl Tratt)
Liegender Akt mit gekreuzten Beinen | o. D.
Reclining nude with crossed legs | no date
Oil on canvas
55 x 46 cm
(Photo: Florian Stürzenbaum © Karl Tratt )
Stillleben mit Flasche und Blumentopf | o. D.
Still life with bottle and flower pot | no date
Oil on canvas on fibreboard
43,7 x 54 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Im Badehaus | um 1933
In the bathhouse | 1933
Oil on canvas
58 x 78 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Liegender Männerakt | um 1926
Reclining Male Nude | 1926
Oil on canvas
72 x 60,5 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Selbstporträt | um 1933
Self-portrait | ca 1933
Oil on canvas
50,5 x 37,5 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Bildnis Hella Mandt (1907–1938) | um 1930
Portrait of Hella Mandt (1907–1938) | ca 1930
Oil on wood
34 x 28 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Straßenszene | um 1932
Street Scene | ca 1932
Oil on cardboard
101 x 77 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt)
Selbstbildnis | o. D.
Self-portrait | no date
Black and coloured chalk on vellum
56,3 x 46,7 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Atelierszene | 1934
Scene in the studio | 1934
Pen and ink drawing on vellum
20,7 x 28 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Liegender weiblicher Akt  | o. D.
Reclining female nude | no date
Black chalk on vellum
39 x 53 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Selbstbildnis  | o. D.
Self-portrait | no date
Black chalk on vellum
53 x 39 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt )
Damenporträt wohl Marie-Louise von Motesiczky (1906-1996) | o. D.
Portrait probably of Marie-Louise von Motesiczky (1906-1996) | no date
Oil on canvas
50 x 56 cm
(Photo: Hubert Auer © Karl Tratt)

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