Lot 412
  • 412

Carl Thomsen Danish 1847-1912

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Description

  • Carl Thomsen
  • En Søndag Eftermiddag (A Sunday Afternoon)
  • signed with monogram and dated 1888 l.r.
  • oil on canvas

  • 71 by 58cm., 28 by 22¾in.

Provenance

Sale: Sotheby's, London, 28 November 1984, lot 139
Sale: Christie's, London, 24 March 1988, lot 75
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Charlottenborg, 1889, no. 357 (illustrated in the catalogue)
Munich, Glaspalast, Münchener Jahresausstellung, 1891, no. 2717
Copenhagen, Foreningen for National Kunst, 1970, no. 53

Literature

Professor Sigurd Schultz, Art in Denmark, Danish Genre Painters, Copenhagen, 1928, illustrated

Condition

The canvas has been relined. There are some retouchings to the upper rigth corner, a spot to the upper right edge and some infilling to the craquelure visible under ultraviolet light. Apart from some areas of fine craquelure, the paint surface is in good clean condition. Held in a plaster moulded gilt frame.
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