Treiber mit drei Bullen im Bienwaldbach. Um 1920. Oil on canvas. Diem 961. Lower right signed. 100 x 160 cm (39.3 x 62.9 in). Verso of stretcher with labels and hand-written inscriptions, among others "Anna Hegenbarth" (neé von Zügel, daughter of the artist, whom Emanuel Hegenbarth, Zügel's Schüler, married in 1902). [CB].
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Private collection Southern Germany. Kunsthaus Bühler, Stuttgart (verso with the label). Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1994, with copy of the invoice).
"The impressionist Zügel found the perfect spot to observe the infinite play of light in the Rheinaue wetlands near Wörth. He rendered dynamic depictions of cows and oxen, calves and bulls." Eugen Diem, Heinrich von Zügel, Recklinghausen 1975, p. 330.