Sale: 417 / Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 21. 2014 in Munich Lot 228

 
228
Edward Theodore Compton
Blick auf Klagenfurt vor den Bergzügen der Karawanken, 1912.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,800
Sold:
€ 7,500 / $ 9.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Blick auf Klagenfurt vor den Bergzügen der Karawanken. 1912.
Watercolor over pencil.
Cf. Brandes 424. Signed and dated lower right. On firm paper. 42,5 x 80 cm (16,7 x 31,4 in), the full sheet.
In 1912 Compton painted two almost identical panoramic views of Klagenfurt. The other variant is shown in catalog raisonné Brandes p. 262, illu. 424.

PROVENANCE: Acquird from artist by Dr. Ferdinand von Kleinmayr, Klagenfurt, as wedding present for his daughter Paula in 1913. Ever since in Austrian family possession.

228
Edward Theodore Compton
Blick auf Klagenfurt vor den Bergzügen der Karawanken, 1912.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,800
Sold:
€ 7,500 / $ 9.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)