Sale: 435 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 25. 2016 in Munich Lot 44

 
44
Adrian Ludwig Richter
Wie des Försters Eltern Brautleute wurden, Ca. 1860.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 450 / $ 513
Sold:
€ 563 / $ 641

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Wie des Försters Eltern Brautleute wurden. Ca. 1860.
Pencil drawing, with slight wash in places.
Cf. Hoff/Budde 2763. Lower right monogrammed. On wove paper. 9.6 x 8 cm (3.7 x 3.1 in), the full sheet.
Verso with suggested figure sketch.
This drawing served as model for the woodcut illustration of the same name released in : Die Spinnstube. Ein Volksbuch für das Jahr 1860. Published by W. O. Horn, 15th year, Frankfurt am Main, J. D. Sauerländer Verlag, with 50 woodcuts in the text. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Lempertz, Cologne, auction 21st May 1992, lot 324 (with black and white illu.).
Galerie Sabrina Förster, Düsseldorf.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from aforementioned in 1992).

LITERATURE: Cf. Das Ludwig Richter Album, Sämtliche Holzschnitte. Herrsching (no date), vol. 2, p. 1570 (for the woodcut).

44
Adrian Ludwig Richter
Wie des Försters Eltern Brautleute wurden, Ca. 1860.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 450 / $ 513
Sold:
€ 563 / $ 641

(incl. 25% surcharge)