Sale: 518 / Art of the 19th Century, June 17. 2021 in Munich Lot 16

 
16
Joseph Wopfner
An der Nordseeküste, 1906.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,600
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 19.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
An der Nordseeküste. 1906.
Oil on panel.
Holz 496. Bottom left signed, dated and inscribed "Münch.". Numbered and inscribed on the reverse. 108 x 167 cm (42.5 x 65.7 in).

• Rare view of the North Sea coast, where Wopfner spent a lot of time painting in 1906.
• One of the few paintings that document the impressions of his travels away from the Chiemsee.
• Exceptionally large-size work in which the vastness of the coastal landscape becomes perceptible.
• Influenced by Eugène Boudin's early impressionist Normandy seascapes
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PROVENANCE: Collection Gustav Johann Werckenthin (Werckenthien), Hamburg (until January 1937).
Estate Gustav Johann Werckenthin (Werckenthien), Hamburg (until July 1937, Weinmüller Munich, July 15, 1937, consigned by "Lewerenz").
Presumably Galerie Odeon, Munich (1937).
Private collection Southern Germany (family-owned for two generations).

LITERATURE: Münchener Kunstversteigerungshaus Adolf Weinmüller, Gemälde des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, Sammlung G. Werckenthin, Hamburg, süddt. Privatbesitz, auction on July 15, 1937, lot 100 (with illu.).

16
Joseph Wopfner
An der Nordseeküste, 1906.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,600
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 19.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)