Sale: 518 / Art of the 19th Century, June 17. 2021 in Munich Lot 8

 
8
Eduard von Grützner
In der Klosterschäfflerei, 1883.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 46.400

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
In der Klosterschäfflerei. 1883.
Oil on canvas.
Balogh 479. Signed and dated in lower right. With an inscription on the reverse. 121 x 94 cm (47.6 x 37 in).

• Large-size genre scene of highest quality.
• Regarded as one of Grützner's best and most important works even during his lifetime.
• Grützner was one of the most important representatives of a form of genre painting that was very popular with the late 19th century middle class
.

PROVENANCE: Collection Hans Weidenbusch, Wiesbaden (until 1898).
Collection Theodor Johannsen, Wedel (presumably acquired in the late 1920s, ever since family-owned).

EXHIBITION: Internationale Kunstausstellung im Königl. Glaspalast, München, 1883, no. 734, pp. 34, 38 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Adolf Rosenberg, Die Münchener Malerschule in ihrer Entwicklung seit 1871, Leipzig 1887, p. 31.
E. A. Fleischmann's Hofkunsthandlung München, Kunsthandlung J. P. Schneider Junior, Frankfurt a. M., XII. Große Kunst-Auktion, Katalog der Kunst-Sammlung des Herrn Privatgelehrten Hans Weidenbusch zu Wiesbaden, sale on March 7, 1898, cat. no. 15 (with illu.).
Friedrich von Pecht, Eduard Grützner, in: Die Kunst für Alle, year 5, issue 12, 1890, p. 179 (with illu.).
Friedrich von Boetticher, Malerwerke des 19. Jahrhunderts, Dresden 1891-1901 (reprinted in 1969), vol. I.1, p. 447, no. 41.
Louise von Kobell, Münchener Porträts nach dem Leben gezeichnet, Munich 1897, p. 133.
Heinrich Rottenburg, Eduard Grützner, in: Die Kunst unserer Zeit, 9th year, vol. I, 1898, p. 52.
Fritz von Ostini, Grützner, in: Künstler-Monographien, vol. LVIII, Bielefeld/Leipzig 1902, p. 58 (with illu.).
Richard Braungart, Eduard Grützner, Munich 1916, illu. on plate 43.
Eduard Grützner, Eine Selbstbiografie mit 136 Abbildungen, Munich 1922, p. 81 (with illu.).

8
Eduard von Grützner
In der Klosterschäfflerei, 1883.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 46.400

(incl. 25% surcharge)