Sale: 518 / Art of the 19th Century, June 17. 2021 in Munich Lot 59

 
59
Edward Theodore Compton
Die Alpen von Graubünden vom Tödi aus, 1900.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 24,000
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 72.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Die Alpen von Graubünden vom Tödi aus. 1900.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated in lower left with the inscription "OP LMLXXXIX" below. Verso of the stretcher inscribed and numbered as well as with an old numbered label. 49.5 x 102 cm (19.4 x 40.1 in).

• For the first time on the auction market.
• Impressive panorama in elongated format.
• Tremendously rich pictorial execution.
• Compton an avid alpinist himself prepared his topographically exact paintings in drawings he made on his mountain tours
.

We are grateful to Mrs. Sibylle Brandes Tutzing for her kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Berlin (family-owned for ca. 100 years).

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59
Edward Theodore Compton
Die Alpen von Graubünden vom Tödi aus, 1900.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 24,000
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 72.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)