Lot 7
  • 7

Karl Blechen

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Sold
42,050 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Karl Blechen
  • Waldlandschaft mit Schloss am Wasser (Castle in a Wooded Landscape)
  • oil on panel

Provenance

C. Brose, Berlin (sale: Holstein & Puppel Kunstantiquariat, Berlin, 8 November 1928, lot 5)
Alfred Sommerguth, Berlin (probably acquired at the above sale; his forced sale: H.W. Lange, Berlin, 7 February 1939, lot 29)
Walter Andreas Hofer, Berlin
Purchased at auction in Germany in the 1960s by the father of the present owner

Exhibited

Berlin, Verein Berliner Künstler, n.d. 
Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Karl Blechen: Leben, Würdigungen, Werk, 1940, no. 1938

Literature

Guido Joseph Kern, Karl Blechen. Sein Leben und seine Werke, Berlin, 1911, pl. II, no. 3, illustrated
Paul Ortwin Rave, 'Karl Blechen', Denkmäler deutscher Kunst, Berlin 1940, p. 488, catalogued; p. 490, illustrated

Catalogue Note

This work is sold following a settlement agreement between the current possessor and the heirs of Alfred Sommerguth, Berlin.
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