Wilhelm Trübner

Portrait of the Poet Felix Philippi, 1882

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Wilhelm Trübner and Felix Philippi knew each other from Munich, where Trübner had settled in 1875. When this portrait was painted, Phillipi was working as a journalist. He later worked as a theatre director and wrote plays. He is considered a great admirer of Henrik Ibsen. Is he wearing the horseshoe on his collar as a good luck charm?

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