Donau bei Nagymaros. 1959. Oil on cardboard. Verso signed, dated, titled, numbered "3" and inscribed with the artist's address. 25.8 x 36 cm (10.1 x 14.1 in). [CH].
• Made during Mattheuer‘s first trip through Hungary in 1959 • For the first time offered on the auction market • Part of a Saxonian private collection since it was made • In 2007 the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts dedicated an exhibiton to Mattheuer‘s landscapes • His landscapes reveal the famous artist representative of the Leipzig School as a late heir of German Romanticism.
The work will be included into the digital catlog raisonné with the number 59/36 and will be published in the next extended edition of the catalog raisonné. We are grateful to Galerie Schwind for the kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Germany (acquired from the artist around 1959). Private collection Saxony (inherited from aforementioned).