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Sale: 465 / Art of the 19th Century, May 18. 2018 in Munich Lot 28

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Aussicht vom Col di Sorba bei Vivario mit Pinien, Korsika. 1871.
Oil on canvas.
Lower left signed and dated. 65.3 x 95 cm (25.7 x 37.4 in).

We are grateful to Dr. Matthias Lehman, Konz, for his kind expert advice. The painting will be included into the forthcoming publication "Deutsche Maler in Korsika" (German Painters on Corse).

PROVENANCE: Sold to C. Unger, New York after the exhibition in Dresden in 1875
Private collection USA.

EXHIBITION: Akademie der Künste, Dresden 1875 (according to a writing from the office clerk G. Gridel dated July 9, 1875, sold to Carl Hummel on behalf of the exhibition's commission: ".. ist Ihr Gemälde "Gebirge bei Ghissone auf Corsica" [..] an Herrn C. Unger in New York verkauft worden.", quote from: Ex. cat. Johann Nepomuk Hummel und sein Sohn Carl, Goethe-Museum, Düsseldorf 1971, p. 72, no. 238).

LITERATURE: Friedrich von Boetticher, Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, Dresden 1891-1901 (reprint from 1969), vol. I.2, p. 621, no. 94a.
Matthias Lehmann, Carl Hummel in Korsika, in: Andrea Wandschneider (editor), Carl Hummel. 1821-1907, ex. cat. Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Paderborn-Schloß Neuhaus, Paderborn 2005, pp. 33-52, here pp. 46-48.

Carl Hummel
Aussicht vom Col di Sorba bei Vivario mit Pinien, Korsika, 1871.
Oil on canvas
€ 6,000 / $ 6,780
€ 7,500 / $ 8.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)

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