Sale: 431 / Art of the 19th Century, May 25. 2016 in Munich Lot 107

 
107
Edward Theodore Compton
Blick auf die Vajolet-Türme in den Dolomiten, Um 1905.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 1,200 / $ 1,440
Sold:
€ 3,000 / $ 3.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Blick auf die Vajolet-Türme in den Dolomiten. Um 1905.
Watercolor over pencil.
On wove paper. 21.9 x 14.6 cm (8.6 x 5.7 in), the full sheet.
Pencil sketch with village view on verso.
This watercolor probably served as a preliminary study for the large painting "Türme von Vajolet", which is located in the ÖAV-Museum in Innsbruck today (cf. Jürgen und Sibylle Brandes, Edward Theodore Compton - Maler und Bergsteiger, Munich 2007, Fig. 391 (p. 239)). [CB].

With a certificate of authenticity by Edward Harrison Compton from September 3, 1940.

107
Edward Theodore Compton
Blick auf die Vajolet-Türme in den Dolomiten, Um 1905.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 1,200 / $ 1,440
Sold:
€ 3,000 / $ 3.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)