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Sale: 465 / Art of the 19th Century, May 18. 2018 in Munich Lot 7

 
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Napoleon vor dem brennenden Smolensk. 1836.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated in lower left. Verso with the stamped number "148". 59.7 x 78.5 cm (23.5 x 30.9 in).

Accompanied by a written photo expertise issued by Dr. Ulrike von Hase-Schmundt, Munich, on March 31, 2011.

PROVENANCE: Collection Helbig, Dresden.
Antonina Westphalen, Vienna.
Private collection Vienna.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 2011).

LITERATURE: Hyacinth Holland (Hrsg.), Albrecht Adam (1786-1862). Aus dem Leben eines Schlachtenmalers. Selbstbiographie nebst einem Anhange, Stuttgart 1886, S. 175-178 (zum Aufenthalt des Künstlers bei Smolensk im August 1812).
"On the evening of the battle we saw a frightful but beautiful spectacle from our campsite: the town [Smolensk] was ablaze and the searing evening sun mixed its rays with the fire's glow. [..] Never again in my entire life did I witness such enchanting light effects."
(Quote from: Albrecht Adam, in: Hyacinth Holland (editor), Albrecht Adam (1786-1862). Aus dem Leben eines Schlachtenmalers. Selbstbiographie nebst einem Anhange. Stuttgart 1886, p. 176)

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Albrecht Adam
Napoleon vor dem brennenden Smolensk, 1836.
Oil on canvas
Post auction sale: € 90,000 / $ 108,000
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