Sale: 370 / Old Masters & 19th Century, Oct. 29. 2010 in Munich Lot 1125

 
Edward Theodore Compton - Felspartie am Lyskamm

1125
Edward Theodore Compton
Felspartie am Lyskamm, 1888.
Watercolour
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,700
Sold:
€ 30,500 / $ 33.550

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description
Watercolor and gouache over pencil
Signed and dated lower right. On wove paper, mounted on stretcher. 132,5 x 92,5 cm (52,1 x 36,4 in)
The watercolor served as a model for the woodcut of the same name, released in vol. 2 of the "Alpenlandschaften", published by J.J. Weber in Leipzig (cf. Brandes, Jürgen and Sibylle: Edward Theodore Compton - Maler und Bergsteiger, Munich 2007, p. 318, illu. 505).
The work is registered in the sales register of E.T. Compton under the no. 622 and the title "Die Gipfelstürmer". [CM].

We are grateful to Dr. Jürgen Brandes, Tutzing, for his expert advice.

1125
Edward Theodore Compton
Felspartie am Lyskamm, 1888.
Watercolour
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,700
Sold:
€ 30,500 / $ 33.550

(incl. 22% surcharge)