Sale: 490 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 22. 2019 in Munich Lot 13

 
13
Eduard von Grützner
Vorstadtkneipe, Um 1898.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,000
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 27.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Vorstadtkneipe. Um 1898.
Oil on canvas.
Balogh 439. Signed in lower right. 56.3 x 89.5 cm (22.1 x 35.2 in).

A charming and humorous account of the ongoings at an ale-house.
From the important collection of the publisher Rudolf Mosse (1843-1920).
"One of the greatest and richest German collections" (Max Osborn, 1912)
.
We are grateful to Dr. Meike Hoffmann and Dr. Kathrin Iselt, Mosse Art Research Initiative (MARI), FU Berlin, for their kind expert advice and support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Rudolf Mosse, Berlin (acquired directly from the artist in 1898).
Emilie Mosse, Berlin (inherited from aforementioned in 1920).
Felicia Lachmann-Mosse, Berlin (inherited from aforementioned in 1924).
Rudolf Mosse Treuhand Verwaltungs GmbH (from ownership of aforementioned, 1934).
Rudolf Lepke’s Kunst-Auktion Haus, Berlin, Auktion der Kunstsammlung Rudolf Mosse, May 29, 1934, lot 35 (with illu. in plate 14).
Presumably: auction house Ruef, Munich.
Kunst & Gemälde Marsie, Oberbiberg (around 1979).
Presumably: Haus der Gemälde, Munich (before 1992).
Private collection Rhineland (acquired from aforementioned presumably before 1992).
This work is offered on basis of an just and reasonable agreement between the heirs of Rudolf Mosse.
All respective entries in the looted art database will be deleted.

LITERATURE: Mosse Art Research Initiative, no. 780 (https://www.mari-portal.de/details/780).
Fritz von Ostini, Grützner, Bielefeld and Leipzig 1902, pp. 88-89 (there dated "1898" and with the note of ownership of Rudolf Mosse, Berlin).
List of Rudolf Mosse’s art collection, Berlin 1900, p. 5 ("Im Wirtshaus").
Catalog of Rudolf Mosse’s art collection, Berlin 1908 ("Altmünchener Kneipe").
Catalog of art collection Rudolf Mosse, Berlin 1912, 1913, 1915 and 1921 (each with title: "Wirtshaus").
cat. Haus der Sammlungen Rudolf Mosse, Berlin 1929/1932, illu. on p. 13.

13
Eduard von Grützner
Vorstadtkneipe, Um 1898.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,000
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 27.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)