NAMA
Registry of Mushrooms in Works of Art

Works Attributed to Karl W. Hamilton

Carl Wilhelm de Hamilton, butterfly Carl Wilhelm de Hamilton, lizards Carl Wilhelm de Hamilton Carl Wilhelm de Hamilton red mushroom

Hamilton, Karl Wilhelm De. German. 1668-1754

  • [a]
  • Still life with flowers, snake, lizard, frog, snail, dragonfly, butterfly and mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: A group of colored agarics and chanterelles
  • Location: Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • [b]
  • Plants with amphibians and insects (Pflanzen mit Anphibien und Insekten)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas, 39.8 x 28.4 cm.
  • Mushroom description: Boletus cf edulis s.l. (B. aestivalis) on right
  • Location: State Gallery, Stuttgart
  • Reference: Steensma, S. Otto Marseus van Schrieck Leben und Werk. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag. 1999.
  • [c]
  • Still life of hunt with fox and birds (Jagtstilleben mit Fuchs und Vögeln) 1751
  • Mushroom description: Four boletes and agarics in right foreground
  • Location: State Museum, Schwerin, Germany
  • Note: Seen by H. Kreisel in a special exhibition, Güstrow, Germany, 1995
  • [d]
  • Note: Attributed to K. W. Hamilton
  • Hunt scene with falcon and heron
  • Mushroom description: Lactarius volemus and Cantharellus cibarius
  • Location: Schloss Schönbrunn, Vienna
  • Note: Seen by H. Kreisel in 1997
  • [e]
  • Untitled
  • Location: University of Würzburg (inventory # 237)
  • Note: S. Killermann, 1927.
  • [f]
  • Forest understory with view over a mountain landscape with roses, fungi, a lizard, frog and butterfly
  • Mushroom description: A single Amanita caesarea in the middle
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [g]
  • A forest floor still life with a lizard, mushrooms, ladybirds and a thistle by tree trunk on a riverbank, a frog, a dragonfly, butterflies, a snake
  • Mushroom description: Reddish agaric
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [h]
  • Forest floor still life with a frog, lizard, butterflies and a dragonfly
  • Mushroom description: Red capped mushroom in right background
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [i]
  • Two forest understories with reptiles and a frog
  • Location: Unknown
  • Mushroom description: Several big mushrooms (in black and white, thus color is indeterminate)
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [j]
  • Forest floor still lifes with snails, lizards, snakes, butterflies, fungi, and thistles near a tree trunk.
  • Mushroom description: Several large mushrooms (in black an white, thus color is indeterminate)
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [k]
  • Forest understory (Waldboden) with dead frog, snails, moth, dragonfly, plant, mushrooms
  • Mushroom description: Two red mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [l]
  • Birds, a lizard, a red snake, a white butterfly and a wasp among nettles and flowers in a landscape
  • Mushroom description: Two red mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [m]
  • Forest floor still lifes with lizards, snakes, painted butterflies, a red tiger moth, snails, thistle and Convolvulus
  • Mushroom description: One red mushrooms on left, two on right
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [n]
  • Forest floor still lifes with a snake, butterflies lizards, snails, thistle and Convolvulus
  • Mushroom description: Two red mushrooms in each
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [o]
  • A forest floor still life with a lizard, mushrooms, ladybirds and a thistle by a tree trunk on a river bank, etc.
  • Mushroom description: Several large mushrooms (in black an white, thus color is indeterminate)
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [p]
  • A forest floor still life with a snake, snails, a caterpillar, a lizard, and a butterfly
  • Mushroom description: Two red mushrooms
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Gabrius website
  • [q]
  • Untitled
  • Mushroom description: Cantharellus cibarius
  • Location: Unknown
  • Note: S. Killermann, 1927.
  • [r]
  • A hare with mushrooms and leaves
  • Medium: Oil on canvas; size: 57 x 48 cm., framed
  • Mushroom description: In circle. On right, one Amanita caesarea, on left two Leccinum (scabrum?)
  • Location: Unknown
  • Reference: Dorotheum auction: Old Master Paintings, October 15, 2008
 

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