Sale: 490 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 22. 2019 in Munich Lot 17

 
17
Adolf Gottlob Zimmermann
Anbetung, Wohl um 1830.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,300
Sold:
€ 3,500 / $ 3.850

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Anbetung. Wohl um 1830.
Oil on canvas.
Signed in lower right. Verso of the stretcher with several stamps and hand-written numbers. 44.8 x 53.2 cm (17.6 x 20.9 in). Stretcher 47 x 55,6 cm (18,5 x 21,8 in).

We are grateful to Claudia Maria Müller, State Art Collections Dresden and Mr. Kai Wenzel, Kulturhistorisches Museum Görlitz, for the kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Collection Hans Helmut Geller (1894-1962), in 1946 and 1947 director of the State Museums in Dresden (verso of the stretcher with the collection stamp, here numbered "4").
Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister Dresden (as of 1978, verso of stretcher twice with the burnt-in collection stamp and the hand-written number "78/33").
Collection of Hans Geller's heirs (restituted after 1991).
Private collection North-Rhien Westphalia (inherited from aforementioned in 1999).

LITERATURE: Hans Geller, Ein Jünger der "göttlichen Kunst". Das Lebensbild des Nazareners Adolf Zimmermann, Görlitz 1934, illu. on plate 9.
Hans Geller, Verzeichnis meiner Sammlung, nach Nummern geordnet. Januar 1947, manuscript, SLUB, Mscr.Desd.App.2390,5a, no. 4.

17
Adolf Gottlob Zimmermann
Anbetung, Wohl um 1830.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,300
Sold:
€ 3,500 / $ 3.850

(incl. 25% surcharge)