Sale: 484 / Art of the 19th Century, May 24. 2019 in Munich Lot 4

 
4
Carl Spitzweg
Nixenfang, Ca. 1860.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 44,000
Sold:
€ 137,500 / $ 151.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Nixenfang. Ca. 1860.
Oil on panel.
Monogrammed in lower left. Verso with fragments of an old label. 34.9 x 28.5 cm (13.7 x 11.2 in).

-Rediscovered after more than 100 years
-Motif of museum quality, a smaller version is in the Collection Schäfer, Schweinfurt
-Motif from a work group rarely offered on the auction market
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We are grateful to Mr Detlef Rosenberger for his kind support in cataloging this lot. He rendered his expert opinion on the original work. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Collection Major Karl Loreck (artist's in-law nephew), Munich (verso with fragemnts of a label of ownership).
Collection J. K. Brinckmann, South Africa.
Private collection South Africa (inherited from aforementioned).

4
Carl Spitzweg
Nixenfang, Ca. 1860.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 44,000
Sold:
€ 137,500 / $ 151.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)