Sale: 435 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 25. 2016 in Munich Lot 47

 
47
Adrian Ludwig Richter
Beim Mittagsmahl (Kochbuch), Ca. 1850.
Pen and ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 684
Sold:
€ 750 / $ 854

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Beim Mittagsmahl (Kochbuch). Ca. 1850s.
Pen and ink drawing, partly with wash.
Cf. Hoff/Budde 1750 and 2728. Lower right monogrammed. On wove paper. 20.6 x 13 cm (8.1 x 5.1 in), size of sheet.
The drawing presumably was a draft for an unexecuted title sheet. Single elements of the drawing were used for two different woodcut illustrations. The scene of a family gathering around a bowl for a meal is also depicted in the woodcut "Das Habermuß", released in: J. P. Hebel's allemannische Gedichte für Freunde ländlicher Natur und Sitten, [..] Leipzig, 1851. The walking cooking pot with the little jar can also be found in the later woodcut "Kochtopf und Milchkanne", released in : Bilder und Reime für Kinder. [..] Leipzig & Dresden, 1859. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Galerie Rosenbach, Hanover.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from aforementioned in 1985).

EXHIBITION: Zwischen Tradition und Moderne. Bilder, Graphik, Bücher, Galerie Rosenbach, Hanover, cat. 28 (1985), cat. no. 84 (with black and white illu. on p. 57).

LITERATURE: Cf. Das Ludwig Richter Album, Sämtliche Holzschnitte. Herrsching (no date), vol. 2, p. 979 and 1547 (for the woodcuts).

47
Adrian Ludwig Richter
Beim Mittagsmahl (Kochbuch), Ca. 1850.
Pen and ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 684
Sold:
€ 750 / $ 854

(incl. 25% surcharge)