Sale: 527 / Art of the 19th Century, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 303

 

303
Carl Spitzweg
Der Mondscheingeiger, Ende 1840.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 41,600
Sold:
€ 57,500 / $ 59.800

(incl. surcharge)
Der Mondscheingeiger. Ende 1840s.
Oil on canvas.
Roennefahrt 1077. Verso of the canvas with three estate stamps (Lugt 2307). 53 x 32 cm (20.8 x 12.5 in).

We are grateful to Mr. Detlef Rosenberger, who inspected the original artwork, for his kind support in cataloging this lot. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Neue Galerie Schönemann & Lampl, Munich (1927).
Hermann Abels, Cologne (1928).
Collection Charles Hosmer Morse, Munich/USA (presumably acquired from the above, ever since family-owned).

EXHIBITION: Spitzweg-Ausstellung, unter Mitarbeit von Hermann Uhde-Bernays, Neue Galerie Schönemann & Lampl, Munich, May-June 1927, no. 24 (here titled: "Ständchen, Geiger auf der Leiter").
Meisterwerke deutscher Kunst, Kunstsalon Hermann Abels, Cologne, 1930 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Der Cicerone, issue 20, 1928, p. 410 (with illu.).




303
Carl Spitzweg
Der Mondscheingeiger, Ende 1840.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 41,600
Sold:
€ 57,500 / $ 59.800

(incl. surcharge)