Sale: 523 / Art of the 19th Century, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 337

 

337
Wilhelm Busch
Alte Frau mit zerbrochenem Krug, 1874.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,140
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 19.125

(incl. surcharge)
Alte Frau mit zerbrochenem Krug. 1874.
Oil on panel.
Gmelin 138. Upper right signed. With old numbered labels, as well as hand-written numbers and inscriptions on the reverse. 38 x 22.5 cm (14.9 x 8.8 in).

PROVENANCE: Galerie Heinemann, Munich (with the label on the reverse).
Galerie Rosenbach, Hanover.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired in 1984, ever since family-owned).

EXHIBITION: Dresden or Berlin 1909?.

LITERATURE: Neues Wilhelm-Busch-Album. Heiteres und Ernstes aus seiner Lebenswerkstatt, published by Otto Nöldeke, Berlin 1938, pp. 348-349.
Friedrich Möbius, Wilhelm Busch als bildender Künstler des 19. Jahrhunderts, in: Wilhelm Busch, Summa Summarum, published by Friedrich Möbius and Wolfgang Teichmann, Berlin 1973 (with illu. on p. 160).
Auction house Lempertz, Cologne, auction in November 1976, no. 711 (with illu.).




337
Wilhelm Busch
Alte Frau mit zerbrochenem Krug, 1874.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,140
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 19.125

(incl. surcharge)