Sale: 435 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 25. 2016 in Munich Lot 46

 
46
Adrian Ludwig Richter
Lucines Aussteuer wird abgeliefert (Aus: Der Schatzgräber), Ca. 1842.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 595
Sold:
€ 500 / $ 595

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Lucines Aussteuer wird abgeliefert (Aus: Der Schatzgräber). Ca. 1842.
Pencil drawing.
Cf. Hoff/Budde 1009. On fine transparent paper. 15.6 x 12.4 cm (6.1 x 4.8 in), size of sheet. Visible area of mount: 13,5 x 10,5 cm (5,3 x 4,1 in).
Original transfer drawing (blueprint) for the woodcutter who made the printing block for the woodcut after a drawing by Richter: one side of the sheet with pencil drawing, the other with scratches/printing traces. Reversed image of the original drawing and woodcut mounted.
The woodcut illustration of the same name was released in: Johann Karl August Musaeus, Volksmährchen der Deutschen. Prachtausgabe in einem Bande, published by Julius Ludwig Klee, with woodcuts and original drawings from R. Jordan in Düsseldorf, G. Osterwald in Hanover, L. Richter in Dresden, A. Schrödter in Düsseldorf, Leipzig, published by Verlag von Mayer und Wigand. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Collection Walter Unus (1872-1939), Berlin (with collector's stamp, Lugt 3915).
Galerie Sabrina Förster, Düsseldorf.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from aforementioned in 1986).

LITERATURE: Cf. Das Ludwig Richter Album, Sämtliche Holzschnitte. Herrsching (no date), vol. 1, p. 523 (for the woodcut).

46
Adrian Ludwig Richter
Lucines Aussteuer wird abgeliefert (Aus: Der Schatzgräber), Ca. 1842.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 595
Sold:
€ 500 / $ 595

(incl. 25% surcharge)