96
96
Hugo Darnaut
AUSTRIAN
DÜRNSTEIN ON THE DANUBE
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
96
Hugo Darnaut
AUSTRIAN
DÜRNSTEIN ON THE DANUBE
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Paintings

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Hugo Darnaut
1850 - 1937
AUSTRIAN
DÜRNSTEIN ON THE DANUBE
signed and dated H. Darnaut 1876 lower right
oil on canvas
95 by 139cm., 37½ by 54¾in.
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Exhibited

Berlin, Kunstausstellung, 1876

Literature

Friedrich von Boetticher, Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, Dresden, 1891-1901, vol. I, p. 218, no. 2, listed

Catalogue Note

The present work depicts the ruins of the medieval castle in Dürnstein, a small Austrian town on the Danube. It was here that King Richard I of England - Richard the Lionheart - was imprisoned in 1192 by Duke Leopold V of Austria after a dispute during the Third Crusade.

19th Century European Paintings

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