Sale: 518 / Art of the 19th Century, June 17. 2021 in Munich Lot 21

 
21
Johann Georg von Dillis
Praterinsel mit Isarbett, München, Um 1820.
Oil on paper, laminated on panel
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,920
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 18.850

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Praterinsel mit Isarbett, München. Um 1820.
Oil on paper, laminated on panel.
Messerer 17. Inscribed in pencil on the reverse and with a label numbered in typography. 18.5 x 25 cm (7.2 x 9.8 in).

• The Praterinsel motif occupies an important position in the artist's late creative period in Munich.
• Particularly intimate, personal view that reveals Dillis' view and location on his picturesque walks.
• With his landscape studies in oil, Dillis is one of the first important exponents of plein-air painting and a pioneer in making a new approach to landscape painting.
• Paintings, drawings and studies by Dillis are at the Neue Pinakothek, as well as the Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, the Städel Museum Frankfurt and the Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin
.

PROVENANCE: Antiquarian Hauser, Munich (around 1961, cf. Messerer 17)
Private collection Southern Germany.

LITERATURE: Richard Messerer, Georg von Dillis - Leben und Werk, München 1961, p. 85 (with illu. on p. 123).

21
Johann Georg von Dillis
Praterinsel mit Isarbett, München, Um 1820.
Oil on paper, laminated on panel
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,920
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 18.850

(incl. 25% surcharge)