Sale: 474 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 23. 2018 in Munich Lot 4

 
4
Carl Spitzweg
Der Maler, Um 1860.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,000
Sold:
€ 30,000 / $ 33.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Der Maler. Um 1860.
Oil on cardboard.
Wichmann 465. Verso with monogrn in facsimile and with several hand-written inscriptions, numbers and fragmentarily preserved labels. 23.5 x 18.6 cm (9.2 x 7.3 in).

We are grateful to Detlef Rosenberger for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Eugen Spitzweg, the artist's nephew (verso with note "Facsimile Monogramm hinzugefügt vom Neffen des Künstlers/ Eugen Spitzweg/ München").
Ludwigs-Galerie, Munich, February 1930 until at least October 1933.
Private collection Southern Germany (in family possession for ca. 83 years).

EXHIBITION: Ludwigs-Galerie, München, February 1931 and June 1-30, 1931, no. 77.
Anniversary Exhibition, Commeter, Hamburg, September 1931 (from the possession of the Ludwigs-Galerie, Munich).
Carl-Spitzweg, Heinemann Munich, October 14 - November 12, 1933, no. 18 ("Das gelangweilte Modell", from the possession of the Ludwigs-Galerie, Munich).

LITERATURE: Hermann Uhde-Bernays, Spitzweg. Reime und Bilder, München (run 111.-140. thousand. no date, illu. 8 "Der Porträtmaler"/run 141-170 thousand 1921, illu. 5 "Der Porträtmaler").
Hermann Uhde-Bernays, Neues von Spitzweg. Gedichte und Briefe, Munich (with illu.between pp. 36 and 37, "Der Porträtmaler").
Max von Boehn, Carl Spitzweg (Künstler-Monographien 110), Bielefeld and Leipzig 1920, illu. p. 60 "Porträtsitzung".
Fritz von Ostini, Aus Carl Spitzwegs Welt, Barmen 1924, p. 49.
Hans Eckstein, Romantische Malerei in Deutschland und Frankreich, in: Kunst und Künstler 29 (1931), p. 442.
Günther Roennefahrt, Carl Spitzweg. Beschreibendes Verzeichnis seiner Gemälde, Ölstudien und Aquarelle, Munich 1960, no. 1409 (with illu.).

4
Carl Spitzweg
Der Maler, Um 1860.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,000
Sold:
€ 30,000 / $ 33.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)