NAMA
Registry of Mushrooms in Works of Art

1850-1950 - Modern
(excluding Victorian Fairy Paintings)

This section includes still lifes, mushroom gathering scenes, studies, portraying mushrooms in a large number of contexts. The dates following the artist's name are often those of his period of greatest creativity, not necessarily the dates of his birth and death. Some entries overlap with the post-1950 period and may also be found in that file.

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Adam, Joseph Denovan. British. 1842-1896

deer in the shade
  • Deer in the Shade
  • Mushroom description: At least one mushroom in a small declivity in the soil below the head of the cream colored standing doe. There may be another species below.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Note: Description by Susan Stewart, Memphis, TN
  • Web: Art Pictures

Anetsberger, Hans. German. 1870-1942

  • Young Mushroom Collector (Junger Pilzsammler)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 80 x 60 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Young man holding an Amanita muscaria on a stick
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Ruetten auction, March 1, 2008

Anonymous

  • Still Life with Mushrooms and Basket. ca. 1870
  • Medium: Oils; size: 42 x 31 in.
  • Mushroom description: Boletus edulis in and around a basket
  • Location: Seen at 'Habite,' an American gallery in San Francisco

Anonymous, Amsterdam School. 20th century

  • A Leaded And Stained Glass Window (in wooden frame)
  • Medium: Stained glass; size: 116 x 38 cm. (including frame)
  • Mushroom description: Stylized decoration of an Amanita muscaria and two smaller mushrooms in shades of yellow, red, purple and green
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's auction, Sale 2744. 20th Century Decorative Arts. 23 May 2007, Amsterdam.
  • Web: Christie's

Anonymous, Danish?

  • Untitled
  • Medium: Sculpture
  • Mushroom description: Several carvings of edible mushrooms probably chanterelles, Macrolepiota procera, Boletus edulis on the stone façade of the ?
  • Location: Palace Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1902
  • Note: Reported by T. Stijve

Anonymous, English School. 19th century

A Troop of Mushrooms and Toadstools
  • A Troop of Mushrooms and Toadstools
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 45.7 x 60.9 cm.
  • Mushroom description: A study of Amanita cf. fulva, two green russulas, five red russulas, an Agaricus, several boletes, an old Lactarius?, a few others
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's Auction, sale 758622. May 2008. London, King Street
  • Web: Christie's Auction

Anonymous, French. ca. 1923-26
Verrerie Schneider, Epinay-sur-Seine, France.

  • Signed: "La Verre Française"
  • Medium: Glass "Coprins" footed vase; size: 35.4 cm. tall
  • Mushroom description: Stylized Coprinus-like acid-etched mushrooms on frosted ground
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Dorotheum (Vienna) auction on 28.11.2007
  • Web: Valerio Antiques

Anonymous, French School. 19th century

  • A Basket of Fruit, a Glass Jug of Wine, a Barrel, and Other Objects on a Ledge; and Bread, Mushrooms, Earthenware and Copper Pots, a Bottle of Wine and Other Objects on a Ledge (a pair of panels)
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 7.8 x 58 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Single parasol mushroom in left foreground of upper panel
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's Auction, Sale 9775 Hamburg. 1 May 2003, London South Kensington
  • Reference: Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur auctions, December 6, 2005, lot 74.
  • Web: Christie's Auction

Armfield, Maxwell Ashby. British. 1882-1972

  • Fungi. ca. 1944-45
  • Medium: Tempera on gesso-prepared panel; size: 23 x 28.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Peziza aurantia, Sarcoscypha cf. coccinea or jurana, Strobilurus, Xylaria hypoxylon, lichens
  • Location: Private collection
  • Reference: Christie's, London. Friday 27 Sept 1991. British and Irish Traditionalist and Modernist Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Sculptures
  • Web: Bridgeman Art Library

Armstrong, John. British. 1893-1973

  • Still Life with Mushrooms and Garlic
  • Mushroom description: Six cut caps, Agaricus bisporus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Audubon, John-James. French-American. Santo Domingo 1785-NY 1851

  • American Pipit (Brown Titlark)
  • Medium: Print
  • Mushroom description: Anthus rubescens, and, on the background, two species of mushrooms reminiscent of Conocybe (the brown one at the left), and of Mycena (the small white ones)
  • Reference: Peterson, Roger Tory and Peterson, Virginia Marie. Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon's Society Baby Elephant Folio. New York: Abbeville Press. (Revised edition) 1991.
  • Note: Reported by André de Meijer and Les Braund

Augius, Paulis. Lithuanian. 1909-1960

  • Mushroom Pickers. 1935
  • Medium: Woodcut
  • Mushroom description: Two women carrying baskets (with mushrooms?)
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Virtual Museum

Baar, Hugo. German. 1873-1912

  • Forest with Fly Agarics
  • Location: Unknown
  • Mushroom description: Several Amanita muscaria
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Baes, Firmin. Belgian. Bruxelles 1874-1945

  • The Mushrooms (Les champignons)
  • Medium: Pastel on canvas; size: 23.2 x 31.1 in. / 59 x 79 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Seven Agaricus campestris
  • Location: Unknown

Barreth, H. British. 19th century

  • The Peacock
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 16.9 x 13.8 in. / 43 x 35 cm.
  • Mushroom description: three brown agarics on the foreground
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Sotheby's Olympia: Wednesday, July 13, 2005. British & Continental Pictures
  • Web: Still Life Quick Heart

Barthélémy, Camille. Belgian. Saint-Mard 1890-1961

  • Still Life with Mushrooms (Nature morte aux champignons). 1945
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: A group of eleven boletes (Boletus edulis) on a table
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Seen by and photo taken by D. Thoen at an exhibition held in Virton (Belgium)

Bartolena, Giovanni. Italian. Livorno 1866-1942

  • [a]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms (Natura morta con funghi)
  • Mushroom description: Group of Boletus cf. pinophilus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website
  • [b]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms (Natura morta con funghi)
  • Mushroom description: Group of Hygrocybe sp.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Becic, Vladimir. Croatian. 1886-1954

  • Still Life with Mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Three capped mushrooms, probably boletes
  • Location: Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

Beinke, Fritz. German. Düsseldorf, 1842-1907

  • Playing Children (Spielende Kinder)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 55 x 72 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Mushroom in a meadow at the base of a fallen tree
  • Reference: Kunsthaus am Museum Carola Van Ham, Köln. Auktion 54, 1973. black/white illustr. Tafel 129.

Benson, Stella. British Writer. Lutwyche Hall 1892-1933

  • Orlando and Jacques
  • Medium: Pen and ink on paper
  • Location: Private collection of Mrs. Georgina Berkeley
  • Mushroom description: About twenty small mushrooms along a riverside at the foot of a big tree
  • Reference: Pen As Pencil: Drawings and Paintings by British Authors. Europalia 73 - Great Britain. (black/white illustr. No. 37B) Exhibition arranged by the National Book League in co-operation with the British Council. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Internationaal Cultureel Centrum (Antwerp), 6 Oct. - 4 Nov. 1974, Bibliothèque Royale, Brussels.

Bidaine, Lucien. Belgian. Arlon, 1908-1996

  • Still Life with Hare (Nature morte au lièvre)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Four agarics (Agaricus bisporus or campestris) on a table with pheasant, onions and haging hare
  • Location: Maison communale, Arlon (Belgium)
  • Reference: Seen and photographed by D. Thoen at the Exposition 'Rétrospective Lucien Bidaine (1908-1996) held in Arlon 8 to 23 May 2004

Bilibin, Ivan. Russian. 1876-1942

  • Illustration of Russian fairy tale called "Maria Morewna"
  • Medium: Print
  • Mushroom description: Several gilled mushrooms in the picture and others in the frame
  • Note: Rare example of Art Nouveau mushroom painting

Birolli, Renato. Italian. 1905-1959

  • Woman with Flowers in Her Hair (Donna con fiori nei capelli)
  • Mushroom description: Group of stylized boletes
  • Location: Unknown

Bligh, Jabez. British. Active 1863 -1889 (Birth and death dates not known)

  • [a]
  • Study of Mushrooms and Acorn
  • Medium: Watercolor and body color; size: mounted oval, 18.5 x 26 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Agaricus campestris
  • Location: Offered at auction by Lawrence Co., UK. Private collection
  • Web: Lawrences Co.
  • [b]
  • A Basket of Mushrooms
  • Medium: Watercolor on paper; size: 20 x 20.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: A basketful of Agaricus campestris, a few outside the basket
  • Location: Offered by Christopher Wood Gallery, London
  • Web: art-prints-on-demand.com
  • [c]
  • A Mushroom Basket
  • Medium: Watercolor and bodycolor; size: 16.25 x 20 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Basket of Agaricus campestris, a few outside the basket
  • Location: Private collection
  • Web: Lawrences Co.
  • [d]
  • Mushrooms and Oak Leaves
  • Medium: Watercolor and bodycolor; size: 12 x 19.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two Agaricus campestris
  • Location: Private collection
  • Web: Lawrences Co.
  • [e]
  • A Basket of Wild Mushrooms and Blackberries
  • Medium: Pencil, watercolor, bodycolor; size: 25.5 x 29 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Eight Agaricus campestris
  • Location: Private collection
  • Web: Irushonok Blog
  • [f]
  • Study of Mushrooms
  • Medium: Watercolor; size: 20 x 35.5 cm.
  • Location: Private collection
  • Mushroom description: Four Agaricus campestris, two upside down, one with broken cap
  • [g]
  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: Watercolor and gouache; size: 27.3 x 22.2 cm.
  • Location: Private collection
  • Mushroom description: Agaricus campestris in basket, a few outside basket, chestnuts
  • Web: 1st Art Gallery
  • [h]
  • Study of Mushrooms
  • Medium: Watercolor enhanced with bodycolor; size: 16 x 22 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of five Agaricus campestris on the ground, two are caps without stem
  • Location: Private collection
  • Web: Lawrences Co.
  • [i]
  • Study of Mushrooms
  • Medium: Watercolor and bodycolor; size: 16 x 22 cm.
  • Mushroom description: About ten Agaricus campestris on the ground
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Lawrences Co.
  • [j]
  • Mushrooms by a Bank
  • Medium: Watercolor enhanced with bodycolor; size: 12.5 x 22 cm.
  • Mushroom description: About eight Agaricus campestris, two turned over
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Lawrences Co.

Boehm, Pal. Hungarian. 1839-1905

  • The Mushrooms Collectors
  • Mushroom description: Basket of unidentifiable mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Art Value

Bores, Francisco. Spanish. Madrid 1898-Paris, 1972

  • The Mushrooms (Les champignons)
  • Mushroom description: Stylized gilled mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur auctions. December 6, 2005, lot 74. Last seen on Gabrius website.

Bouchard, F. French. Chalon-sur-Saéne1866-Montret (Saéne-et-Loire) 1947

  • Still life with Mushrooms
  • Medium: Watercolor on paper; size: 39.5 x 54.7 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Basket of Boletus edulis
  • Location: Musées de Macon, France
  • Reference: Hardouin-Fugiers, E. Les Peintures de Natures Mortes en France au XIX siecle. Paris: LÉdition de l'Amateur.

Bruck, Ludwig Lajos. Hungarian, 1846-1910

  • Girl Picking Mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Girl in forest with a basket full of indistinct mushrooms
  • Location: Musées de Macon, France
  • Reference: Virás Judit Gallery, Budapest auction, October 17, 2007

Calder, Alexander. American. 1898-1976

  • [a]
  • Mushroom, Triangle, Inverted Comma
  • Medium: Sculpture. Stabile, metal; size: 7.5 x 9 x 6 inches
  • Mushroom description: Stylized figure of a mushroom
  • Location: Private collection
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • Web: http://www.thecityreview.com/f04scon2.html
  • [b]
  • Funghi Neri (Black Mushrooms) 1957
  • Medium: Sculpture. Stabile. Sheet metal, bolts, and paint; size: 112 x 91 x 72 inches
  • Mushroom description: Stylized figures of mushrooms
  • Location: Present location Unknown. First exhibited at Uffici Palazzo dell'arte al Parco in Milan, Italy, summer of 1957. Shown in Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2003.
  • Web:http://www.syharris.com/Projects/Calders/Calders.html

Carlier, Max. Belgian. Tourcoing 1872-1938

  • Still Life With Peony, Mushrooms And Pigeons (Nature morte avec pivoines, champignons et pigeons)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 80 x 100 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Not available
  • Location: Unknown

Casciaro, Giuseppe. Italian. Ortelle 1861-Naples 1941

  • Cut Mushrooms on a Lawn (Funghi recisi in un prato)
  • Medium: Oils; size: 52.5 x 88 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of several dozen mushrooms, perhaps Suillus luteus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Charnay, Armand. French. 1844-1916

  • Mushroom Hunters, Marlotte (Chercheuses des champignons, Marlotte)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas; size: 19.5 x 33.2 cm.
  • Mushrooms description: Three mushroom pickers at the distance. No mushrooms discernable
  • Location: Musée Hospitaliere, Charlieu, France
  • Web: Joconde

Chaucrin, René. French. ?1911- ?1981

  • Nature morte aux champignons
  • Mushroom description: Not known
  • Location: Musée des Beaux-arts, Lyon
  • Reference: Joconde website

Chini, Galileo. Italian. Florence 1873-Lido de Caminone 1956

  • [a]
  • Still Life (Natura morta)
  • Mushroom description: Group of Boletus edulis and red-capped mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • [b]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms and Cyclamens (Natura morta con funghi e ciclamini)
  • Mushroom description: Group of Boletus edulis and Amanita caesarea
  • Location: Unknown

Churberg, Fanny. Finnish. 1845-1892

  • [a]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on cloth; size: 48 x 58 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Chanterelles, russulas, boletes
  • Location: Ostrobothnian Museum, Karl Hedman collection, Vaasa, Finland
  • [b]
  • Mushrooms. 1877
  • Mushroom description: Cantharellus cibarius, Lactarius sp.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Okkonen, O. Die finnische Kunst. Berlin: W. Limpert-Verlag, 1943.

Cichocki, Felix. Polish. 1861-1921

  • Five Children Tending Sheep. 1891
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 35 x 52.5 inches
  • Mushroom description: Indistinct field mushrooms in foreground
  • Location: Unknown

Clare, Oliver. British. 1853-1927

Flowers and Bird's Nest with Butterfly and Mushroom
  • Flowers and Bird's Nest with Butterfly and Mushroom
  • Mushroom description: Single upside down, Agaricus sp.
  • Location: Private collection
  • Web: Bridgeman Art Gallery

Cotton, John Wesley. American. 1868-1932

  • Truffle Hunters
  • Medium: Aquatint in color; size: 18.7 x 26.1 cm. (image)
  • Mushroom description: Not available
  • Location: California State Library loan. 1966
  • Reference: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Cruikshank, George. British, 1792-1878

  • Mick the Mushroom. 1880
  • Medium: Print. Ink; size: 6.3 x 5.6 cm. (sheet)
  • Mushroom description: Stylized mushroom with human face
  • Location: Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco
  • Web: The Amica Library

Dali, Salvador. Catalán (Spanish). Figueres 1904-1989

  • [a]
  • The Nose (Le Nez) 1950
  • Mushroom description: Ring of gilled mushrooms in surrelaistic setting with mushrooms cloud in background
  • Location: Private collection
  • Note: Reproduction of poster and postcard, Editions Hazan, Paris
  • [b]
  • Advice from a Caterpillar
  • Medium: Lithographs
  • Mushroom description: Stylizied mushrooms with inrolled cap
  • Reference: illustrations for Lewis Carroll?s Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland. Maecenas Press-Random House, New York. 1969
  • Web: Lockport Street Gallery
  • [c]
  • Down the Rabbit Hole
  • Medium: Lithographs
  • Mushroom description: a repand (inrolled cap edge) stylized mushroom, perhaps a Lactarius
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: illustrations for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Maecenas Press-Random House, New York. 1969
  • Web: Lockport Street Gallery

Degouve De Nuncques, William. French. Montherm? 1867-1935

  • Under Wood (Sous-Bois). 1894
  • Medium: Pastels on grey paper
  • Mushroom description:forest landscape with trunk, mushroom, fern
  • Location: Mus?e de l'Ecole de Nancy, Nancy
  • Web: http://www.culture.fr/public/mistral/joconde_fr?ACTION=RETR

De Pauw, Joseph (Jef). Belgian. Sint-Niklaas 1888-Temse 1930

  • Still Life with Mushrooms. 1930
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 78 x 99 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Nine mushrooms on a table with a bottle and a flowering plant in a pot
  • Location: Dinant, Belgium
  • Web: http://www.kikirpa.be

de Pisis, Filippo (Luigi Filippo Tibertelli). Italian. 1896-1956

  • [a]
  • Still Life with Fungi
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 68 x 45 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Stylized mushrooms, probably boletes
  • Location: Archivo Pallazzeschi, Univ. of Florence, Italy
  • [b]
  • Fungi (with a print by Poussin) (Funghi con stampa di Poussin)
  • Mushroom description: Four boletes, maybe Boletus edulis
  • Location: Museum Raccolta Della Ragione, Florence. 1927
  • [c]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms, Chestnuts and Glasses (Natura morta con funghi, castagne e bicchieri)
  • Mushroom description: Stylized mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website
  • [d]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms (Natura morta con funghi)
  • Mushroom description: Stylized mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Detmold, Edward Julius. London 1883-1957
English engraver, water-colorist and illustrator

  • "The Wasp and the Snake" (from The Fables of Aesop). 1909
  • Mushroom description: Right corner, below, Coprinus and Agaricus
  • Reference: Larkin, David, Editor. The Fantastic Creatures of Edward Julius Detmold. Introduction by Keith Nicholson. London and Sydney: Pan Books Ltd, 1976.

Dix, Otto. German. Gera 1891 ? Singen, near Constance 1969

  • [a]
  • Lot and his Daughter (Lot und seine T?chter). 1939
  • Medium: Mixed media on hard plate
  • Mushroom description: Polypores (cf. Trametes sp.) on a big Fagus tree at the right side
  • Location: Private location, Aachen
  • Note: The picture is famous as it prophetically shows Dresden burning in the background, an event which took place six years later
  • Reference: L?ffler.F. Otto Dix. Dresden 1960. (figure 130)
  • [b]
  • Mushroom still life (Pilzstilleben) 1946
  • Medium: Oils on wood
  • Mushroom description: Several species of fungi, in particular Boletus edulis, Agaricus arvensis, Cantharellus cibarius, Craterellus cornucopioides, Lactarius deterrimus, Ramaria aurea, Russula sp. and Sparassis crispa, depicted quite naturalistically
  • Location: Private location
  • Reference: Flyer. Kunstschau Bayer. Munich. 2001
  • [c]
  • Pilze. 1960
  • Medium: Color lithography; size: 56.7 x 75.2 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Stylized boletes and chanterelles
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Lempertz Auktion 639, juin 1989. black and white illustration. no. 181
  • [d]
  • Two Tree Stumps Attacked by Fungi (Zwei Baumstuempfe von Pilzen befallen). 1935
  • Medium: Pen in sepia over silver stick on paper with chalk basis
  • Mushroom description: two stumps covered by polypores (cf. Trametes?)
  • Location: Kupferstichkabinett, Dresden, Germany
  • Reference: Reproduced in a catalogue, Dresden, 1991
  • Note: Original seen by H. Kreisel in 2006 in Dresden
  • [e]
  • Drawing for Nelly Dix. ca. 1926
  • Medium: Watercolor (?)
  • Mushroom description: Dwarf with a stylized Macrolepiota in hand
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Color postcard (Edition Hazan, Paris, 1994) in Thoen's collection

Dohlmann, Augusta. Danish. 1847-1914

  • Mushroom Still Life (Maleri svampe). 1905
  • Mushroom description: Group of Amanita muscaria and several other agarics, including Stropharia caerulea
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: http://www.antikvitet.net/c4/stort.asp?selbinr=1786

Dunoyer de Segonzac, A. French. 1884-1974

  • Vegetables and Mushrooms (Les legumes et les champignons). 1935
  • Medium: Etching
  • Location: National Art Gallery, Washington, DC

Engelhardt, Valdemar. Danish. 1860-1915

Engelhardt vase
  • Medium: Porcelain vase with crystalline glaze and silver mounts. 1907
  • Mushroom description: Group of campanulate mushrooms (pr. Panaeolus) made of silver at the base of the vases
  • Location: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  • Web: http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O167420/vase-engelhardt-valdemar/

Escher, Maurits C. Dutch. 1898-1972

  • [a]
  • Emblemata (#177). Amanita Muscaria. 1931
  • Motto: Dissolutionis ex humore speciose praefresco. Epigram: Wasdom van geheimenis, nabloei van de nacht, broos is mijn verrijzenis, een verwezen pracht. (Secret growth, legacy of the night, spongily I rise, a serene beauty)
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Offered by Walker Gallery, New York
  • Web: Walker Fine Art
  • [b]
  • The Third Day of the Creation. 1926
  • Medium: Woodcut on woven paper; size: 37.3 x 27.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of four stylized Amanita muscaria
  • Location: National Gallery of Canada
  • Web: National Gallery of Canada
  • [c]
  • Perpetual movement (Mouvement perpetual). 1961
  • Medium: Lithography
  • Mushroom description: Pezizas, Clavaria, lichen
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Ernst, Bruno. L'aventure des figures impossibles. Taschen Ed. 1990. (B&W illustration)

Evgenie, Ivanovich. Russian. Kamzolkin 1885-1957

  • The Mushroom Gatherer (Le Ramasseur de Champignons)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 46.3 x 37.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Man with two baskets filled with brown capped mushrooms (Boletus?)
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Hampel Auctions

Farquharson, David. British. 1840-1907

  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 40.6 x 61 cm.
  • Mushroom description: No mushrooms can be seen in this wide landscape. Two people seem to be picking mushrooms in the distance
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie?s auction. Sale 5306, Scottish Art.16 April 2008. London, South Kensington
  • Web: Christie's Auction

Faruffini, Federico. Italian. Sesto San Giovanni (Milano) 1831-Perugia 1879

  • Sordello e Cunizza
  • Mushroom description: In the right corner, below, probably a Psathyrella sp.
  • Location: Pinacotheca di Brera, Milano

Fasan, Antonio. Italian

  • Still Life (Natura Morta) 1902
  • Mushroom description: Not known
  • Location: Private collection, Padova
  • Reference: 1. Robert S. Marks (letter to D. Thoen). 2. Brissoni, "Antonio Fasan".., 82 plates (many in color). 1969.
  • Web: http://www.arslibri.com/cat122n.htm

Fearnley, Thomas. Norwegian. Halden 1802-Munich 1842

  • Labrofossen ved Kongsberg; Torrent de Labro ? Konsberg
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Landscape with waterfall, pines, birches and three Amanita muscaria
  • Location: National Gallery, Oslo
  • Reference: Color postcard seen by D. Thoen

Felixm?ller, Conrad. German. 1897-1977

  • Still Life with Mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: One each: Amanita muscaria, Macrolepiota procera, Boletus edulis
  • Location: Unknown

Folkard, Charles. British. 1878-1963

  • The Witch's Garden
  • Medium: Watercolor; size: 22.9 x 17.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of stylized campanulate mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Bridgeman Art Library

Francken, Jan. Dutch. 1877-1961

  • Still Life with Chrysanthemums in a Pewter Vase, Mushrooms and Fruits
  • Medium: Oils on cardboard; size: 61.5 x 55 cm.
  • Location: Unknown

Frolich, Lorens de. Danish. 1820-1908

  • Two Boletes (To rorhatte). 1838
  • Mushroom description: Two boletes
  • Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
  • Reference: Transparency in Thoen's collection

Galland, Pierre Victor. Swiss. Geneva 1822- Paris 1892

  • Forest Understory with Red Mushrooms (Sous-bois aux champignons rouge)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Group of red russulas
  • Location: Mus?e d?Orsay, Paris
  • Reference: Joconde website. "L'ABCdaire des champignons. Flammarion, 2000

Galle, Emile. French. 1846-1904

  • The Coprinus (Les Coprins)
  • Medium: Mushroom lamp in glowing orange blown glass; size: 83 cm. tall
  • Location: Kitazawa Musuem of Art, Suwa, Japan
  • Web: http://kitazawamuseum.kitz.co.jp/building1_e.htm

Gaugin, Paul. French. Paris 1848-Atuona, Marchesas Islands 1903

  • The Removed Headdress. ca. 1897
  • Mushroom description: Two ray, funnel shaped agarics with ring
  • Location: Phillips Collection, Washington DC

Gaul, August, German, 1869-1921

  • Study of Butterflies, Mushrooms and Flowers
  • Medium: Lithograph; size: 17.2 x 20.2 cm. (image); 33.1 x 45.7 cm. (sheet)
  • Location: Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts 1963
  • Reference: Museums of Fine Arts, San Francisco

Generali?, Ivan. Croat. 1914-1992

  • Landscape. 1954
  • Medium: Glass painting
  • Mushroom description: Three small capped mushrooms on forest floor
  • Reference: Lexicon der Kunst. Freiburg. 1985.

Gerrard, Kathleen. British. 1894-1970

  • Still Life with Yellow Fungus. ca. 1936-39
  • Medium: Oils on canvas support; size: 405 x 510 mm.
  • Mushroom description: Not known
  • Location: Tate Gallery, London. (T06486)

Ghilionda-Lamouzele, Yvonne. Probably mid 19th-mid 20th century

  • Les champignons
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 35 x 24 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of four boletes, perhaps Boletus edulis
  • Location: Mus?e des Augustines, Toulouse, France (Inventory No. 8616)

Goedvriend, Theo. Dutch. Rheden, 1879-Warnsveld, 1969

  • [a]
  • Fly agarics (Vliegenzwammen)
  • Medium: Oils on board; size: 47 x 33 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • [b]
  • Fly Agaric (Vliegenzwammen)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 56.4 x 85.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Simonis & Buunk
  • [c]
  • Fly agaric (Vliegenzwammen)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 46.7 x 56 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Simonis & Buunk
  • [d]
  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 37 x 57 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Ca. eight red-capped amanitas
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Sotheby auction (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 1,560 EUR)
  • [e]
  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 41.9 x 28.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Macrolepiota sp.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Simonis & Buunk
  • [f]
  • Mushrooms (Paddenstoelen)
  • Medium: Oils on board; size: 13 x 17 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Russulas
  • Location: Unknown
  • [g]
  • Mushrooms (Paddenstoelen)
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 26 x 36 cm.
  • Mushroom description: red Russula, Polypore: Ischnoderma benzoinum
  • Location: Unknown
  • [h]
  • Mushrooms (Paddenstoelen)
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 44.5 x 33 cm.
  • Mushroom description:Group of Macrolepiota rhacodes
  • Location: Unknown
  • [i]
  • Mushrooms on a Forest Bank
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 48.8 x 38 cm.
  • Mushroom description: three Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • [j]
  • Mushrooms on Forest Bank
  • Mushroom description: Group of six Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • [k]
  • Red Mushrooms (Rode paddestoelen)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 55.6 x 85.6 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • [l]
  • Salamander Near Amanita muscaria (Salamander bij een vliegenzwam)
  • Mushroom description: Several Amanita muscaria near salamander
  • Location: Unknown
  • [m]
  • A Still Life of Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 58 x 78 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Five Amanita muscaria, three Macrolepiota rhacodes
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Sotheby auction, AM0897: Amsterdam, Session 2: Mon, 29 Sep 03
  • [n]
  • Mushrooms (Paddestoelen)
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 29.5 x 46 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • [o]
  • Amanita muscaria (Vliegenzwammen)
  • Mushroom description: Group of six Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Museum Nunspeet

Gonchorova, Natalia S. Russian. 1881-1962

  • The Mushroom Pickers
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 45.1 x 57.2 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Three women picking non-visible mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Heritage Auction Galleries. Auction 652, lot 25186
  • Web: Art Value

Gorse, Andr?. French. 1847-1899

  • Champignons
  • Medium: Oil on canvas; size: 45 x 55 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Collection of Boletus edulis
  • Location: Pau Musee des Beaux Arts
  • Web: Joconde

Graag, Julie de. Dutch. 1877-1924

  • October. 1917
  • Medium: Woodcut
  • Location: Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands

Green, Elizabeth Shippen. American. 1871-1954

  • The Little Gardener. 1902
  • Medium: Print
  • Mushroom description: Group of white gilled campanulate agarics
  • Location: Private collection
  • Reference: Bridgeman Art Library

Gul?csy, Lajos. Hungarian. Budapest 1882-1932

  • The Opium Smoker's Dream. 1913-18
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 160 x 90 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Foreground with a number of mushrooms shaped like Coprinus, Panaeolus and Agaricus
  • Location: Janus Pannonius Museum, P?cs, Hungary

Gisenbert, K (given names?). German? 19th -20th Century?

  • The Mushrooms Pickers
  • Mushroom description: Mushrooms visible on the ground but not identifiable on website picture
  • Location: Unknown

Golynski, Vassili. Russian. 19th century?

  • Mushroom Gatherers Resting
  • A group seated and lying in a little cleared space in the forest and listening, rather incredulously, to the eager assertions of the youngest that she knows where a still more fruitful harvest of fungi may be found.
  • Mushroom description: Two mushroom baskets and loose mushrooms on the ground, possibly boletes
  • Location: Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Web: Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology

Hartenkampf, Kempf Von. Austrian. Vienna 1871-1964

  • A Mushroom
  • Mushroom description: A somewhat stylized campanulate mushroom
  • Location: Unknown

Hayami, Gyoshu. Japanese. 1894-1935

  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: size: 21 x 17.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Shiitake (Lentinus edodes)
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Color illustration in Christie's, April 22, 1992

Hem, Louise de. Belgian. 1866-1922

  • Still Life with Mushrooms (Nature morte aux champignons)
  • Location: Mus?e de Beaux-Artes, Lille, France
  • Reference: Joconde website

Hodgkin, Eliot. British. 1905-1987

  • [a]
  • Aubergines (egg plant), Peppers and Mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Two Agaricus bisporus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website
  • [b]
  • Funghi No. 1
  • Mushroom description: Collection of Boletus edulis
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website
  • [c]
  • Still Life with Eggs, Tomatoes and Mushrooms. ca. 1929
  • Medium: size: 64x 53 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Six caps of Agaricus (probably bisporus)
  • Location: Private collection
  • Reference: Bridgeman Art Library

Hofer, Carl. German. Karlsruhe 1878/79-Berlin, 1955

  • Mushrooms Still Life (Pilzstilleben) ca. 1920
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 32.7 x 43.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Boletus edulis
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Lempertz Auktion 639. juin 1989 (col. illustr. no.301)

Hook, James C. British. 1819-1907

  • The Mushroom Gatherers
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 18.6 x 24.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Indistinct mushrooms in a basket. Marine scene.
  • Location: Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Fine Art Collection
  • Web: http://www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_199304/James-Clarke-Hook/Mushroom-Gatherers

Hopkins, Gerard Manley. British Poet. London 1844-Dublin 1889

  • The Hare and the Tortoise (Le li?vre et la tortue)
  • Medium: Pencil drawing
  • Mushroom description: Several mushroomns in the foreground
  • Location: Private collection of Mr. Lionel Handley-Derry
  • Reference: Pen As Pencil: Drawings and Paintings by British Authors. Europalia 73 - Great Britain. (black and white illustration. No. 37B) Exhibition arranged by the National Book League in co-operation with the British Council. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Internationaal Cultureel Centrum (Antwerp), 6 Oct. - 4 Nov. 1974, Biblioth?que Royale, Brussels.

Hornel, Edward A. Scottish. Born in Australia. 1864-1933.

  • [a]
  • Girls Gathering Mushrooms. 1904
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 46.3 x 60.3 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two girls gathering somewhat indistinct mushrooms, probably Agaricus campestris
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Art Prints on Demand
  • [b]
  • Gathering Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 50 x 60 cm.
  • Mushrooms description: Three girls looking for mushrooms in a bramble bush
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Bridgeman Art Library

Hosmer, Harriet G. American. 1830-1908

  • Puck. ca. 1856
  • Medium: Marble sculpture; size: 31 inches high
  • Mushroom description: Puck sitting on a stylized mushroom with several "baby" mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Note: This was Hosmer's most popular piece. Hosmer produced several copies of this model and its financial success allowed Hosmer to pursue sculpture as a career.
  • Web: Chrysler.org

Hughes, Arthur. British. London 1832-1915

  • Ophelia. 1852
  • Medium: Oils on canvas, arched top; size: 68.7 x 123.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Lacrymaria velutina
  • Location: Manchester City Art Galleries, Manchester, England
  • Reference: 1. Postcard, printed in Great Britain by Henry Stone & Son (Printers) Ltd., Banbury. 2. Postcard, printed in Great Britain by Herbert Walker & Son (Printers) Ltd., Shipley, West Yorkshire.
  • Note: Both postcards in Thoen's collection

Humblot, Robert. French. Fontenay-sous-Bois 1907-Paris 1962

  • [a]
  • Still Life with Thrush (Nature morte ? la grive)
  • Mushroom description: Agaricus bisporus (Champignon de Paris)
  • Location: Unknown
  • [b]
  • Coulemelles et girolles
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 46.5 x 63.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Macrolepiota procera, Cantharellus cibarius
  • Location: City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, England
  • [c]
  • Amanitas and Satan?s Bolete (Amanites et Bolets Satan). 1944
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 73 x 92 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Amanita caesarea and Boletus satanus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Robert Humblot

Hunt, William Holman. British. London 1827-1910

  • Two Gentlemen of Verona (Deux gentilshommes de V?rone)
  • Medium: Oils
  • Mushroom description: Gilled mushrooms in the right corner, below
  • Location: City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, England
  • Reference: La peinture anglaise-XVIIIe et XIXe si?cles. Palais du Louvre. 1938.

Janin, Jean. French. 1898-1970

  • Mushroom Still Life (Nature morte aux champignons)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 46 x 38 cm.
  • Mushroom description: A Cantharellus in foreground; basket with brown mushrooms (boletes?)
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: TAJAN, Paris, 15 dec. 2005, Espace Tajan. Tableaux et dessins des XIX et XX?me si?cles. (col. illustr. no. 119)

Jespers, Floris. Belgian. Borgerhout 1889-Antwerpen 1965

  • Still Life with a Stool and Mushrooms (Nature morte ? la chaise et aux champignons) 1944
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 80 x 60 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Brown mushrooms, agarics or boletus ?
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Anonyme 1999. CAMPO no. 34, Antwerpen. (col. illustr. no. 395)

Kahlo, Frida. Mexican. Coyacan 1907- Coyacan 1954

  • [a]
  • Fruits of the Earth (Frutos de la tierra) 1938
  • Medium: Oils on masonite
  • Mushroom description: Several mushrooms in a basket of fruit (Lactarius, Boletus, Ramaria, others)
  • Location: Collection of Banco Nacional, Mexico City
  • Reference: Ebert-Schifferer. Geschichte des Stillebens. Munich. 1998.
  • Web: MyStudios.com
  • [b]
  • Still Life. 1947
  • Medium: Oils on copper; size: 62 cm. diameter
  • Mushroom description: Craterellus tubaeformis, piece of upside down agaric cap, Ramaria
  • Location: Frida Kahlo Museum, Mexico City

Kamzolkin, Evgenie Ivanovich, 1885-1957 (Russian)

  • Retired General Collecting Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Stylized gentleman carrying two baskets of indistinct mushrooms
  • Location: unknown
  • Web: Art Value

Kat, Anne-Pierre de. Naturalized Belgian in 1920. Born in Delft. Holland, 1881-Brussels, 1968

  • [a]
  • Mushrooms (Champignons) 1930
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 32.5 x 40 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Agarics in a basket
  • Location: Mus?es royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. D?partement d'Art Moderne
  • Reference: Mus?es Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Catalogue inventaire de la peinture moderne. (B/W illustr.)
  • [b]
  • Adam and Eve. 1923 (?)
  • Medium: Oils
  • Location: Unknown

Kittelsen, Th. Norwegian. 1857-1914

  • Our House Troll (Hustrollet vart) 1890
  • Mushroom description: Anisomyces odoratus, Trametes versicolor, Tyromyces sp.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Color postcard, Muva Greetings, 1540 Vestby. In Thoen's collection
  • Note: Dried bracket fungi attached to the frame

Klee, Paul. Swiss. M?nchenbuchsee 1879-Muralto-Locarno 1940

  • Ad marginem. 1930 and 1935-36
  • Medium: Watercolors and ink, varnished, on board (Aquarell und Tinte, gefirnisst, auf Karton); size: 43.5 x 33 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Stylized mushroom
  • Location: Kunstmuseum, Basel
  • Reference: 1. Paul Klee. La Septi?me Face du D? Filipacchi, Collection. 1975 (color illustrations). 2. Transparency. 3/ Color postcard (Verlag Offentliche Kunstsammlung, 4010 Basel, Switzerland) in Thoen's collection.

Kokoschka, Oskar. Austrian. P?chlarn 1885-Villeneuve, Switzerland 1980

  • Basket with mushrooms
  • Medium: Watercolors
  • Mushroom description: Several stylized mushrooms
  • Location: Galerie Schlichtenmeier, Grafenau, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Reference: Exhibition catalog. Galerie Schlichtenmeier. 1996.
  • Note: The artist painted several other similar watercolors by the same title
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Kostrzewski, Franciszek, Polish. 1826-1911

  • Mushroom Picking
  • Medium: Illustration to III tome of Pan Tadeusz
  • Mushroom description: Group of people, some apparently looking for mushrooms, others sitting or lying down
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Wikimedia Commons

Kruijder, Herman. Dutch. 1881-1935

  • Mushroom
  • Medium: Oils on canvas laid down on board; size: 27 x 23 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Coprinus comatus in various stages of deliquescence
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's Auction. Pictures Watercolours And Drawings. 5 September 2007. Amsterdam (Sale 2760)

Kuindzi, Archip Ivanovitch (Kuinji, Kuindshi). Russian. Mariupol 1841-?St. Petersburg 1910

  • Birch Grove. 1879
  • Mushroom description: Hypholoma sublateritium (blurry) on tree stump
  • Location: Tretyakow Gallery, Moscow
  • Reference: The Tretyakow Gallery. Moscow. 1983

Latri, Mikhail. Russian. 1875-1942

  • Mushroom Picking
  • Medium: Gouache and watercolor on paper; size: 33 x 25 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two women picking red-capped mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: MacDougall?s auctions. 29 Nov and Friday 30 Nov 2007. Russian Sales
  • Web: MacDougall's Auctions

La Thangue, Henry Herbert. British 1859-1929

  • The Mushroom Gatherers. 1913
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 101.5 by 76 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Not known
  • Location: Unknown
  • Note: Sotheby's Auction. Lot sold. Hammer price with buyer's premium: 356,500 gbp.
  • Web: Sotheby's Auction

Laudy, Jean. Belgian School. Venloo 1877- Woluwe-Saint-Lambert 1956

  • The Seasons (Les Saisons) 1937
  • Medium: Triptych of oils on canvas; size: 175 x 83 cm.
  • Mushroom description: red Amanita (muscaria ?) on the left 'panel'
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: H?tel de Vente Vanderkindere. 16-17 mars 1999. (col. illustr. no.123)

Legros, Alphonse. French. Dijon 1837-Watforf 1911

  • Mushroom Gatherers (Ramasseurs de champignon)
  • Medium: Etching; size: 9.8 x 22.2 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Unidentifiable
  • Location: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Leibl, Wilhelm. German. Cologne 1844- W?rzburg 1900

  • Death-head Butterfly and Mushrooms on a White Cloth (Totenkopfschmetterling mit Pilz auf weissem Tuch) 1868
  • Mushroom description: The mushroom is Russula olivacea, the butterfly is Acherontia atropos
  • Location: Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle (Inv. 1003)

LeRoux (no first name) French. 20th century

  • Horseradishes, Salad, Mushrooms, a Broken Egg, Earthenware Pottery and a Glass Jar on a Table
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 463.3 x 60.3 cm
  • Mushroom description: One Agaricus bisporus on table, several in a basket
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie auction, sale 1708, 17 October 2006

Liebermann, Max. German. Berlin 1847-1935

  • Self Portrait with Kitchen Still Life (Selbsportr?t mit K?chenstilleben)
  • Mushroom description: Agaricus bisporus between vegetables
  • Location: St?dtische Kunstsammlungen, Gelsekirchen, Germany (inventory no. Ib 62/3)
  • Reference: Brauner. Max Liebermann. Berlin. 1986.

Logelain, Henri. Belgian. Ixelles (Brussel) 1889-1968

  • [a]
  • Mushrooms (Champignons)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 43 x 58 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Unknown
  • Location: Painting acquired by the Belgian State in 1964 under the No. 9517
  • [b]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms (Nature morte aux champignons)
  • Medium: Watercolor on paper; size: 38 x 50 cm.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Marcel Duchateau. Les Fruits de la Terre dans la Peinture Belge (1850-1985).

Lucchesi, Giorgio. Italian. Lucca 1855-1941

  • Still Life with Fungi (Natura morta con funghi)
  • Mushroom description: Group of Boletus edulis and one Amanita caesarea
  • Location: Unknown

Lundbye, John Thomas. Danish. Kalundborg 1818-Bedstad 1848

  • Study of Flowers and a Fungus. 1840
  • Medium: Watercolor; size: 27.3 x 19.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Morchella sp.
  • Location: Statens Museum For Kunst, Kobenhavn
  • Reference: Postcard (Den Kongelige Kobberstiksamling, Department of Prints and Drawings) in Thoen's collection.

Lyr, Claude. 1916-1995

  • The tortured victim (Le supplici?). 1929
  • Medium: Etching heightened with watercolor (eau forte rehauss?e d'aquarelle)
  • Mushroom description: Three fantasy mushrooms (two Amanita sp.)
  • Location: Unknown

Maidanjuk, Osip. Ukrainian, worked in Sweden. 1886- ca. 1965

  • Mushrooms (Svamp). 1944
  • size: 41.5 x 45 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two Agaricus sp., one mature, one in button stage
  • Location: Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Stockholm)
  • Note: Described by Eva-Lena Bengtsson, Curator, Royal Academy of Fine Arts. (Stockholm)

Makovsky, Konstantin Egorovich. Russian. 1839-1915

  • La gloriette. 1889
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 63 x 60.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two mushrooms growing on a vertical piece of wood
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: H?tel Drouot, Paris. 15-12-2000 (col. illustr.)

Malacrea, Francesco. Italian. Trieste 1813-1886

  • Still life with fish. 1859
  • Medium: Oils; size: ca. 40 x 60 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Four big fish, four fully opened Amanita caesarea, eggplant and lettuce
  • Location: Museo Civico Revoltella, Trieste, Italy

Mari?n, Marcel. 1920-1993

  • Le d?j?-vu ou les sursauts de m?moire. 1937
  • Medium: Collage on cardboard; size: 12.5 x 14.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Man?s head replaced by Amanita caesarea
  • Location: Mus?e Ren? Magritte, Jette (Bruxelles)
  • Note: Seen by D. Thoen at the museum

Max, Gabriel von. Czech/German. 1840-1915

  • Girl peeling mushrooms (Pilze sch?lendes M?dchen). 1896
  • Medium: Oils
  • Location: Lenbach-Haus, Munich
  • Note: Seen in 1897 by M. Schaeur. (Not on exhibit in 2000)

Melida, Enrique. Spanish. 1834-1892

  • Mushroom Study (Etude des champignons)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 32 x 36 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of Boletus edulis
  • Location: Mus?e Bonnat, Bayonne, France
  • Web: http://www.photo.rmn.fr/us/f_recherche.html

Merello, Amedeo, Italian. 1890-1979

  • [a]
  • Still Life with Mushroom (Signed 1924)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 45 x 84 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Five Boletus edulis and three Amanita caesarea eggs
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Pandolfini Casa d?Arte
  • [b]
  • Ovuli
  • Mushroom description: A group of five or six Amanita caesarea (?) on a table
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Pandolfini Casa d?Arte
  • Note: Merello painted several other paintings with mushrooms. See Web: ArtValue.com

Metzinger, Jean. French. Nantes 1883-Paris 1956

  • [a]
  • Still Life of Mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Collection of Agaricus bisporus
  • Location: Unknown
  • [b]
  • Les Champignons No. 1
  • Mushroom description: Collection of Agaricus bisporus
  • Location: Unknown

Milne, David Brown. Canadian. 1882-1953

  • Mushrooms on a Block. 1938
  • Medium: Watercolor on paper; size: 25.4 x 35.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: abstract mushrooms, undistinguishable
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Richie?s auction
  • Web: http://www.ritchies.com/apps/index.cfm?page=auction.search

Modersohn-Becker, Paula. German. Dresden 1876-Worpswede 1907

  • [a]
  • Peasant?s House with Apple Tree and Mushrooms (Bauernkate with Apfelbaum und Pilz)
  • Medium: charcoal
  • Mushroom description: not available
  • Location: Museum Otto Modersohn
  • Reference: Murken-Altrogge, Christa. Paula Modersohn-Becker: Leben und Werk. Cologne, Germany: Dumont Buchverlag. 1980.
  • [b]
  • Blind Women in Forest (Blinde Frauen im Walde) ca. 1900
  • Medium: Engraving
  • Mushroom description: Several capped mushrooms in forest floor
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Murken-Altrogge, Christa. Paula Modersohn-Becker, Leben und Werk. Cologne, Germany: Dumont Buchverlag. 1980.

Monti, Cesare. Italian. Brescia 1891- Bellano 1959

  • The mushrooms (I funghi)
  • Mushroom description: About eight stylized mushrooms, perhaps both Amanita caesarea and Boletus edulis
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Mortelmans, Frans. Belgian. Anvers 1865-Anvers 1936

  • Still Life with Mushrooms (Nature morte aux champignons)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 48 x 70 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria is the main mushroom of this still life
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Anonymous. 1992. 20 Gemeenteprifil POM. Antwerp.
  • Web: http://www.pomantwerpen.be/files/antwerpen.pdf

Mossa, Gustav Adolf. French. 1883-1971

  • Hamadryade. 1904
  • Medium: Watercolor and lead pencil on gray board; size: 32 x 25 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Figure of a nymph holding a basket with several Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Mossa, Gustav Adolf. L?Oeuvre Symboliste 1903-1918. Catalogue from the Paris-Mus?s, 1992.

Mucha, Alfons. Czech. Ivanike, Moravia 1850 -Prague 1939

  • Slavia. 1980
  • Mushroom description: Brown, stocky, capped mushrooms on the ground
  • Location: National Gallery, Prague
  • Reference: Herder. Grosse Enzyklopedie der Malerei. Freiburg, Germany. 1978.

Muckley, Louis Fairfax. British. Stourbridge 1862-1926

  • Autumn
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Seven little greyish blue mushrooms and one dark brown mushroom
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's. March/April 1995

Myakovsky, Validimir E. Russian. 1846-1920

  • Mushoom pickers in Finland
  • Medium: Oil on canvas; size: 125.5 x 179 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two people with basket, sitting in distance
  • Location: unknown
  • Reference: Sotheby auction26 May 2004
  • Web: http://www.sothebys.com/app/live/lot/LotDetail.jsp?lot_id=4836S

Nash, Paul. British. 1889-1946

  • [a]
  • The Voyage of the Fungus. 1935-36
  • Mushroom description: Not known
  • Location: Private collection, Edward James Foundation
  • Reference: Cansey, Andrew. Introduction to Paul Nash's Photographs. Documents and Images, Tate Gallery, 1973.
  • [b]
  • Madamite Moon. 1941
  • Medium: Watercolor and chalk; size: 11.5 x 15.5 in.
  • Mushroom description: Left mushroom upside down, pink gills, white stipe; infundibuliform mushroom on right
  • Location: Private collection of Viscount Eccles
  • Reference: Paul Nash. Paintings and Watercolours. Tate Gallery, 1976.
  • [c]
  • November Moon. 1942
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 76.2 x 50.8 cm.
  • Mushroom description: An Agaricus upside down and a Lactarius
  • Location: Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Reference: Bridgeman Art Library
  • Note: G. Ainsworth in the History of Mycology, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1976 edition, mentions: "... the emotive use of agarics by Paul Nash in the twentieth [century]."

Nicholson, William. British. Denham 1872?London 1949

Mushrooms
  • [a]
  • Mushrooms. 1940
  • Medium: Oils on canvas board support; size: 34.9 x 45.1 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Plate of Agaricus campestris, some mature
  • Location: Tate Gallery, London, England
  • Reference: Paul Nash, Paintings and Watercolours. Tate Gallery, 1976. (Colour illustration)
  • Web: Tate Gallery
  • [b]
  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 48.2 x 55.9 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of five Agaricus campestris in various stages
  • Location: Nottingham City Museums and Galleries, UK
  • Web: Bridgeman Art Gallery

Noter, David de. Belgian. Gent 1825-Brussels 1875

  • The Young Knitter (La jeune tricoteuse) 1863
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 65 x 53 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Blond agarics on a round table with a vase of flowers
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Ventes publiques du Palais des Beaux-Arts. Novembre 1992. (Col. illustration)

Oehme, Ernst Ferdinand. German. Dresden 1797-1855

  • Castle Hohenstein in the S?chsischen Schweiz (Burg Hohenstein in der S?chsischen Schweiz). 1827
  • Medium: Unreported
  • Mushroom description: Right corner, three Amanita muscaria at the foot of a deciduous tree
  • Location: Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin
  • Reference: Transparency, Thoen's archives

Pamiska, J. Czech.

  • Baba v Muchom?r Kach Barcora. 1904
  • Medium: Unreported
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Vychodoceska Galerie, Tchecoslovaquia
  • Reference: Robert S. Marks (in litt. 1987)

Pantazis, P?ricl?s. Athens 1849-Brussels 1884

  • Still Life (Nature morte)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 115 x 93 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Agaricus bisporus, grape, lobster, green cool, red cool, cauliflower
  • Location: Mus?es Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles
  • Reference: Mus?es Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique-Catalogue inventaire de la peinture moderne. Bruxelles, 1984. (B/W illustration)

Peske, Jan Miroslaw. Polish. 1870-1949

  • Still Life with Pitcher (Nature morte au pichet)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 54.5 x 66 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Three Boletus with several vegetables on a table
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrielle Ionesco, Commissaire-Priseur. Neuilly, 11 juin 1991. Tableaux modernes, Ecole proven?ale. (B/W illustration)

Pilaev, Porfiri Egorovich, ca. 1873-1911 (Russian)

  • The mushroom harvest
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Basket of Boletus edulis
  • Location: unknown
  • Web: Art Value

Pissarro, Camille. French. 1830-1903

  • Women Gathering Mushrooms
  • Medium: Woodcut from Travaux des Champs. Engraved by Lucien Pissarro; published in London, 1893
  • Mushroom description: Three women gathering field mushrooms (not seen)
  • Location: Private collection
  • Web: Bridgeman Art Library

Plastow, Arkadi Alexandrovitch. Russian. 1893-1972

  • In Summer (Letom) 1953/54
  • Medium: Oils
  • Mushroom description: Basket with small capped mushrooms, including Lactarius sp.
  • Location: Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
  • Note: Seen by HK in 1980

Pr?vert, Jacques. French. 1900-1977

  • [a]
  • Bearded Mycocephal (Barbu mycoc?phale)
  • Medium: Not known
  • Mushroom description: Not known
  • Location: Biblioth?que Nationale, Paris
  • Reference: Images de Jacques Prevert. Le Monde des Grands Mus?es. Novembre-D?cembre 1973. Filipacchi Ed. 1973.
  • [b]
  • Human Person (Personne humaine)
  • Medium: Not known
  • Mushroom description: Not known
  • Location: Biblioth?que Nationale, Paris
  • Reference: Images de Jacques Prevert. Le Monde des Grands Mus?es. Novembre-D?cembre 1973. Filipacchi Ed. 1973.
  • [c]
  • Awaked Dreamers (Les R?veuses ?veill?es)
  • Medium: Not known
  • Mushroom description: ??
  • Location: Biblioth?que Nationale, Paris
  • Reference: Images de Jacques Prevert. Le Monde des Grands Mus?es. Novembre-D?cembre 1973. Filipacchi Ed. 1973.

Redpath, Anne. British. Galashiels 1895-Edinburgh 1965

  • [a]
  • Mushrooms and Aubergines
  • Medium: Not known
  • Mushroom description: Eight cut caps, Agaricus bisporus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Christie's Auction
  • [b]
  • Green Bananas
  • Medium: Watercolors; size: 54 x 61 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Bowl of fruit; one Agaricus bisporus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: Bridgeman Art Library

Reinhart, Wilhelm. German. 1815-1881

  • Deer in a Park
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 48.5 x 64 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Left corner, three mushrooms at the foot of a stump
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Sotheby?s 14 may 1997: 19th Century Paintings and Sculpture

Ribot, Th?odule. French. Saint-Nicolas-d'Attez 1823-Colombes 1891

  • A Still Life. ca. 1865
  • Medium: Oils
  • Mushroom description: Agaricus bisporus next to vegetables, chicken, bottle
  • Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
  • Reference: Genthon. Die grosse Zeit der neuen franz?sische Malereien. Budapest. 1964, 1975.

Richter, Adrian Ludwig. German. Dresden, 1803-1884

  • Forest Springs near Ariccia (Walbrunnen bei Ariccia). 1831
  • Medium: Unknown
  • Mushroom description: Amanita ?
  • Location: Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Rist, Luigi. American. 1888-1959

  • Fish and Mushrooms
  • Medium: Color woodcut; size: 23 x 33 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Brown stylized mushrooms, one gilled, one probably a bolete
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Swann Galleries auction March 6, 2007

Rivi?re, British. (Victorian painter) London 1840-1920

  • In Manus Tuas Domine (Into thy hands O Lord). 1879
  • Medium: Unknown
  • Mushroom description: Sarcoscypha coccinea s.l., Hypholoma fasciculare, Coprinus cf. disseminatus, Suillus elegans
  • Location: City Art Galleries, Manchester
  • Reference: Seen at the City Art Galleries by D. Thoen

Rolin, Viktor. Polish. Warsaw 1887-Manthausen 1942

  • Natureza morta - aves penduradas e cogumelos. 1939
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 60.5 cm x 45.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Boletus edulis, Leccinum sect. scabra, Cantharellus cibarius, bolete with yellow tubes
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Cabral Moncada Leiloes. d?c. 2002.

Rose-Grabow, Martha. German. 1860-?

  • Mushrooms in Forest Floor (Pilze an Waldboden)
  • Mushroom description: Russulas, chanterelles, red bolete, others
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: http://www.gabrius.com/artindexplus/adv_search.ASP

Saint Phalle, Niki de. French. Neuilly-sur-Seine 1930-2002

  • Title unknown
  • Medium: Sculpture with mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Stylized mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Beaux Arts no. 115, 1993

Salietti, Alberto. Italian. Ravenna 1892-Chiavari 1961

  • [a]
  • Forest Mushrooms (Funghi di bosco)
  • Mushroom description: Freshly picked Boletus edulis
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website
  • [b]
  • Still life with porcini mushrooms (Natura morta con funghi porcini)
  • Mushroom description: Boletus edulis on and by a plate
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Schlesinger, Felix. German. Hamburg 1833-1910

  • The Mushroom Gatherers
  • Mushroom description: Boy holding a basket of unidentified mushrooms, probably Boletus edulis
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: http://www.artrenewal.org/images/artists/S/Schlesinger_Felix/large/Schlesinger_Felix_The_Mushroom_Gatherers.jpg

Schr?dl, Anton. Austrian. 1820-1906

  • Still Life With Pumpkin, Apples and Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oil on canvas; size: 50 x 81.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two boletes, probably Boletus edulis, on left
  • Location: unknown
  • Reference: Dorotheum Auction Oct. 9, 2010
  • Web:

Schmidt-Rottluff, Karl. German. Rottluf 1894-Berlin 1976

  • [a]
  • Tree Mushrooms (Baumsch?mme) 1943
  • Medium: Watercolor and ink
  • Mushroom description: Geophyllum sepiarium
  • Location: Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Stifftung, Berlin
  • [b]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Stylized boletes
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Schnake, Henry. American. 1892-1970

  • Little Mushrooms. 1949
  • Medium: Watercolors; size: 30.1 x 25.5 cm (sheet)
  • Mushroom description: Group of Mycena on a piece of wood
  • Location: Unknown

Scholderer, Otto. German. 1834-1902

  • Still Life with Blue Vase and Mushrooms (Stilleben mit blauer Vase un Pilzen) 1890-92
  • Mushroom description: Brown forms of Agaricus bisporus
  • Location: St?delsches Kunstinsitut, Frankfurt
  • Reference: Stadel Kunstinstitut postcard
  • Web: http://www.artothek.de/cgi-bin/art_pl/artstart.pl?language=044

Segantini, Giovanni. Italian. Arco 1858-Schafberg, Switz. 1899

  • [a]
  • Funghi (Still Life) 1886
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Basket of boletes
  • Location: Museum Segantini, St. Moritz, Switzerland
  • Web: http://users.iol.it/inconow/Lavori/Segantini/nodo0064.htm
  • [b]
  • Frying Pan, Cock and Mushroom (Pfanne, Hahn und Pilze) 1880
  • Medium: Not available
  • Mushroom description: Not available
  • Location: Private collection
  • Reference: Robert S. Marks (in letteris 1987)

Serusier, Paul. French. Paris 1864- Morlaix 1927

  • [a]
  • The Dashed off Head-dress (La Coiffe enlev?e) 1891
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 71 x 59 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Gomphidius glutinosus at the foot of a conifer
  • Location: Josefowitz Collection
  • Reference: Boyle-Turnder, Edita S.A. Paul Serurier, Peintre de la Bretagne. Lausanne. 1988.
  • [b]
  • The Torrent (Le Torrent)
  • Description: Folding screen of 4 panels
  • Medium: Not known
  • Mushroom description: Two panels with Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown

Shibata, Zeshin. Japanese. 1807-1891

  • Deer and Bat
  • Medium: Not known
  • Mushroom description: Ganoderma lucidum s.l.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Stern, Harold P. Birds, Beasts, Blossoms and Bugs - The Nature of Japan. Harry, N. Abrams, Inc. Publ. New York: 1976.

Shishkin, Ivan Ivanovitch (Schischkin, Chichkine). Russian. 1832-1898

  • [a]
  • A Walk in the Forest. 1869
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Location: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • Mushroom description: Polypores on dead birch trunk
  • Web: http://www.abcgallery.com/S/shishkin/shishkin9.html
Gathering Mushrooms
  • [b]
  • Gathering Mushrooms. 1870
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Location: The Russian Museum. St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Note: Four women and a boy with baskets on clearing by a stream. No mushrooms visible
  • Web: Olga's Gallery
  • [c]
  • Wind-Fallen Trees (The Woods near Vologda). 1888
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Group of capped mushrooms on forest floor
  • Location: The Museum of Russian Art. Kiev, Ukraine
  • Web: http://www.abcgallery.com/S/shishkin/shishkin30.html
  • [d]
  • Tree Foliage (Baumschlag). 1867
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria in the forest
  • Location: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • Reference: Russian Painting. Aurora Publ. St. Petersburg.
  • [e]
  • Fly Agaric. (Study) 1878-79
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • Reference: Schuvalova. I. Shishkin (Great Painters Series). Leningrad. 1983.
  • [f]
  • Cleared Forest. After 1880
  • Mushroom description: Polypores on a tree trunk
  • Location: St. Petersburg Russian Museum
  • Reference: Schuvalova. I. Shishkin (Great Painters Series). Leningrad 1983.
  • [g]
  • Decayed Tree Trunk Overgrown with Moss. (Study) 1890
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Mushroom description: Cap mushrooms on fallen tree trunk
  • Location: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • Reference: Schuvalova, I. Shishkin (Great Painters Series). Leningrad. 1983.

Solomatkin, Leonid. Russian. 1837?1883

  • The Mushroom Gatherers. 1873
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 17 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.
  • Mushroom description: Couple on a wooded path. Man with basket full of boletes (possibly); woman holding a mushroom.
  • Location: Sold to Unknown buyer by the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • Web: http://www.teleport.com/~art4sale/photo/solomat.htmBooks. 1957

Sorolla y Bastida, Joaquin. Spanish. Valencia 1863-Cercedilla 1923

  • The Beach of Valencia / Playa de Valencia (Sol de Tarde), 1908
  • Medium: Oils; size: 103.5 x 148 cm
  • Mushroom description: baskets of fish; probably a mushroom (Agaricus ?) in one of them
  • Location: Private collection
  • Reference: Sotheby's Preview, June/July 1990.

Spanyi, Bela Adalbert. Hungarian. 1852-1914

  • Collecting Mushrooms in a Wood
  • Mushroom description: Mushrooms not visible
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Stella, Joseph. American. 1880-1946

  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: Collage of newsprint on blue woven paper; size: 23.2 x 15.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of four capped mushrooms, perhaps amanitas
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Swann Auction

Stokes, Marianne. Austrian. Graz 1855-London 1927

  • Snow White (Blanche Neige)
  • Medium: Mix technique on paper
  • Mushroom description: Two mushrooms with brown cap, ochraceous stipe and white gills
  • Location: Walraf-Richartz Museum

Sutherland, Jane. American born, lived in Australia. 1853-1928

  • The Mushroom Gatherers. ca. 1895
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 41.3 x 99.0 cm.
  • Note: Two women in a field, one with a basket, the other apparently with mushrooms in apron. The mushrooms are not visible.
  • Location: National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
  • Web: In the Artist's Footsteps

Svabinsky, Max. Czech. Kromeriz (Moravia)

  • A Poor Country. 1900
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 17.9 x 24.6 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Two brick red mushrooms (Russula ?)
  • Location: The National Gallery, Prague
  • Web: National Gallery and The Imaginary Web Museum

Sychov, Fedor V. Russian. 1879-1958

  • The Happy Mushroom Gatherers
  • Medium: Oil on canvas, 81.5 x 99 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of six people crossing two logs across a stream, carrying baskets full of mushrooms (smiling)
  • Reference: Sotheby auction 21 May, 2003

Teresczuk, Peter. Austrian

  • A Girl with Mushrooms. ca. 1900
  • Medium: Bronze with ivory head; size: height: 17.5 cm.
  • Mushrooms description: A girl holding a basket with indistinct mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: http://www.dorotheum.at/

Terlikowski, Vladimir de. Polish. 1873-1951

  • The Basket of Boletus (Le panier de bolets). 1915
  • Medium: Oils on canvas
  • Location: Unknown
  • Mushroom description: Probably Xerocomus badius
  • Reference: Drouot Richelieu Auction House 11-10-2000

Thorburn, Archibald. British. Dumfries 1860-1935

  • [a]
  • A Hedgehog. 1928
  • Medium: Watercolor; size: 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria in the background
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's. 18 July 1989
  • [b]
  • A Stag Beetle on a Toadstool. 1928
  • Medium: Watercolor; size: 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's. 18 July 1989
  • [c]
  • A Cock and Hen Pheasant
  • Medium: Watercolor; size: 14 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.
  • Mushroom description: Two Amanita muscaria in the right corner foreground
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Christie's. 18 July 1989

Thurn und Taxis, Margarete von. German. 1870-1955

  • Unknown
  • Medium: Watercolor. ca. 1900
  • Mushroom description: Amanita muscaria and other mushrooms
  • Location: Schlossmuseum Thurn und Taxis, Regensburg, Germany
  • Note: Seen by A. Breinsky

Thurner, Gabriel. French. 1840-1907

  • Still life of mushrooms (Champignons, Nature Morte)
  • Location: Mus?e des beaux-arts, Rouen, France
  • Reference: Joconde website
  • Web: Joconde

T?rneman, Axel. Swedish. 1880-1925

  • King of Trolls and a Princess (Trollkungen och princessan; Le Roi des Troll et une Princesse). ca. 1905
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • size: 170 x 136 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Amanitas in foreground
  • Reference: Beijers Auktioner. Katalog nr 51. 1991
  • Web: Art Value

Tosi, Arturo. Italian. 1871-1956

  • Still life
  • Mushroom description: Group of boletes, perhaps Boletus pinophilus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Scala website

Toyen. Czech. Prague 1902-Paris 1980

  • At the 'La Coste' Castle (Au Ch?teau La Coste). 1946
  • size: 100 x 165 cm.
  • Location: Private collection, Paris
  • Mushroom description: Hypholoma, Pleurotus
  • Reference: "Toyen." Filipacchi ?d. 1974.
  • Note: Toyen, who rejected her name and chose to pursue her career as an artist under an assumed name, was the leading Czech surrealist and one of the many women who played important roles in the International Surrealist movement. A feminist before the name (and in Czech, her assumed name, does not have a gender), she rejected any suggestion that she play a woman's role and endorsed the anarchist movement.
  • Web: Bridgeman Gallery

Turletti, Celestino. Italian. 1845-1902

  • Little Mushroom Vendor (Piccolo venditore di funghi)
  • Mushroom description: Boy with basket by the door of a house
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Tutundjian, Leon-Arthur. French. 1906-1968

  • Surrealist Mushroom Composition (Composition surrealiste aux champignons)
  • Medium: ? ; size: 38 x 61 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Ramaria cf. botrytis (realistic), green caped mushrooms in a box (surrealistic)
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Vastagh, Gy?rgy. Hungarian. 1834-1922

  • Mushroom Huntress from Siebenburg (Siebenb?rgische Sch?mmesucherin)
  • Medium: Oils. Also a wood carving by H. A. Emil Ostade.
  • Mushroom description: Woman with two baskets full of mushrooms and mushrooms with caps on the ground
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Print in H. Kreisel?s collection

Vaes, Walter. Belgian. Borgerhout-Anvers 1882-Anvers 1958

  • [a]
  • Boletus (Bolets)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 50 x 61 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Bolete on a plate
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Mus?es royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Catalogue inventaire de la peinture moderne. Bruxelles 1984. (Inv. 4913)
  • [b]
  • Mushrooms (Champignons)
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 26 x 35 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Agarics
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: L'Art et la Banque. Paribas. (Inv. 250)

Verburgh, M?dard. Belgian. Tielt 1886-Lannoo 1957

  • Woman and Mushrooms (Femme et champignons)
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 100 x 100 cm.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Du R?alisme ? l'Expressionisme dans l'Art Belge. Collection du Cr?dit Communal.

Voroes, Geza. Hungarian. 1897-1957

  • Still Life with Seafood and Mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Four Agaricus cf. campestris
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website

Walker, Frederick. British. 1840-1875

  • The Mushroom Gatherer
  • Mushroom description: Not available
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Cited in The Victorian Web

Wandscheer, Marie. Dutch. 1856-1936

  • Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 31 x 41 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of about six Amanita muscaria and several tan mushrooms, perhaps Lactarii
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Sotheby?s auction, am0897: amsterdam: session 1: mon, 29 sep 03
  • Web: Wikipedia

Waterhouse, John William. British. 1840-1917

  • Echo and Narcissus. 1903
  • Medium: Painting
  • Mushroom description: Mushrooms under a tree trunk
  • Location: Winkler Art Gallery, Liverpool
  • Note: Illustrated postcard seen by B. Oberwinkler

Williams, Julia. British. 19th century

  • A Summer Mixture
  • Medium: watercolors; size: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Flowers (Adonis, Corylus, Salix, Viola, Vinca, Fritillaria, Bellis,...), apple and four ascocarps of Sarcoscypha sp.
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Seen in Bonhams Catalog. The Flower and Garden Sale. Wednesday 22 may 2002, Chelsea, London.

Wolvens, Henri-Victor. Belgian. Brussels 1896-Brugge, 1977

  • Still Life (Stilleven). 1934
  • Medium: Oils; size: 130 x 170 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Agaricus bisporus on a table among a lot of vegetables
  • Location: Unknown

Wood, Grant. American. Amamosa, Iowa. 1891-1942

  • Wildflowers, Polypore. 1938
  • Medium: Not available
  • Mushroom description: Polypore
  • Location: Private collection, USA

Wouters, Rik. Belgian. 1882-1916

  • [a]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms and Flowers (Stilleven met paddenstoelen en bloemen)
  • Medium: Not available
  • Mushroom description: Stylized mushrooms in a pile
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website
  • [b]
  • The Mushrooms (Les champignons). 1912
  • Mushroom description: Boletus
  • Location: Private collection of L. Franck, London
  • Reference: 1. Cercle Artistique et Litt?raire - Bruxelles. Exposition Jubillaire 1847 - 1922. Catalogue. Painting no. 239. 2. L'Art Vivant en Belgique, 3? Ann?e. No. 67. Octobre 1927.

Wright, Ferdinand Von. Finish. 1822-1906

  • Fight of the Capercaillies (Combat du grand coq de bruy?re). 1886
  • Medium: Oils on canvas; size: 124 x 188.5 cm
  • Mushroom description: Three Fomes fomentarius on a dead Betula tree
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Grente, Christian. Collections d?vOils?es Arts Actualit? Magazine. No.68, sept. 1996.
  • Web: Wikipedia

W?sten, Johannes. German. 1896-1943

  • [a]
  • R?bezahl (a figure in German mythology). 1931
  • Medium: Print
  • Mushroom description: Phallus impudicus, Amanita muscaria, polypores
  • Location: Unknown
  • [b]
  • Mushrooms II (Pilze II). 1931
  • Medium: Not available
  • Mushroom description: Phallus impudicus
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Insel-Bucherei, No. 979. Leipzig. 1973
  • [c]
  • Summertime II (Sommerzeit II)
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Mushroom description: Clump of cap mushrooms in foreground
  • Location: Museum der Bildenden K?nste, Leipzig

Wydeveld, Arnoud. American. 1823-1888

  • Fruit with Mushrooms Growing
  • Medium: Oils on panel; size: 22.3 by 28 cm.
  • Mushrooms description: Two somewhat indistinct wide-capped mushrooms in background
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Sothebys Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 6,600 USD

Zatzka, Hans (also known as P. Ronsard) Austrian. Vienna 1859-1949

  • [a]
  • King Boletes (Herrenpilze)
  • Medium: Not available; size: 32.5 x 44 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Group of 4-5 Boletus edulis
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Last seen on Gabrius website
  • [b]
  • Still Life with Mushrooms
  • Medium: Oils; size: 27 x 39 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Boletus edulis, Cantharellus cibarius...in a mountain landscape
  • Location: Unknown
  • Web: http://www.antiq.cz
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