Sale: 427 / Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 20. 2015 in Munich Lot 66

 
66
Johann Heinrich Tischbein d. Ä.
2 Pendants: Porträt Johann Carl Friedrich von Boineburg (1729-1792), Hessischer Obermarschall, und seine Gemahlin Caroline, geb. von Löwenstein, 1760.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 29.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
2 Pendants: Porträt Johann Carl Friedrich von Boineburg (1729-1792), Hessischer Obermarschall, und seine Gemahlin Caroline, geb. von Löwenstein. 1760.
Oil on canvas.
Lady's portrait signed and dated in right margin. Each 78 x 64 cm (30.7 x 25.1 in).
Each with inscription on verso of canvas. [CB].

Essay
Born in 1729 and deceased in1792 Johann Carl Friedrich von Boineburg (alsoBoyneburgk) bore the title of a Hessian field marshal. Life data can only be obtained from the register of the old Hessian knighthood (Rudolf von Buttlar-Elberberg, Wolfhagen 1888, plate7, VII): In 1753 he married Caroline von Löwenstein (life data unknown, after plate 21, II daughter of the Hess.Cass. Colonel Alexander Franz von Löwenstein zu Römersberg, Zwesten and Wickershof, 1688-1738, and Charlotte Amalie von Boineburg, 1706-1780). He was the last of his line, as the marriage remained childless.
66
Johann Heinrich Tischbein d. Ä.
2 Pendants: Porträt Johann Carl Friedrich von Boineburg (1729-1792), Hessischer Obermarschall, und seine Gemahlin Caroline, geb. von Löwenstein, 1760.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 29.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)