Singverein

1909
(American, born Germany, 1881–1971)
Image: 19.6 x 35 cm (7 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.); Sheet: 25.5 x 35.1 cm (10 1/16 x 13 13/16 in.)
© Ann Baumann Trust
Catalogue raisonné: Chamberlain 12
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Location: not on view

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Baumann enjoyed singing competitions during his student days in Munich and joined a German chorale society when he returned to Chicago in 1905. Singverein depicts the group, including the artist, who is the singer with glasses at left. At the top of the scene, cherubs hold up a banner with the title Gaudeamus Igitur (So Let Us Rejoice),consideredthe oldest student drinking song in Europe.
Singverein

Singverein

1909

Gustave Baumann

(American, born Germany, 1881–1971)
America, 20th century

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