Sale: 490 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 22. 2019 in Munich Lot 59

 
59
Alexander Koester
Enten mit Küken im Wasser, Um 1905-1910.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 29,000
Sold:
€ 35,000 / $ 40.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Enten mit Küken im Wasser. Um 1905-1910.
Oil on canvas.
Cf. Stein 1288-1289. Signed in lower right. 45.3 x 76.4 cm (17.8 x 30 in).
A charcoal drawing with a very similar motif from the estate of the artist's niece Else Eckhard is in possession of the Bavarian State Painting Collection with the inventory number AK 353.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland.

"It has all been rendered thick and juicy with a healthy joy in sun and colors. [..] Every brushstroke delivers proof of the artist's sense for color."
Dr. Paul Kühn, review of the exhibition at Leipziger Kunstverein, 1904, quote after Stein 1988, p. 52.

59
Alexander Koester
Enten mit Küken im Wasser, Um 1905-1910.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 29,000
Sold:
€ 35,000 / $ 40.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)