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Southern German, probably Swabia, early 16th century
SAINT ANNE AND SAINT JOACHIM
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 GBP
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22
Southern German, probably Swabia, early 16th century
SAINT ANNE AND SAINT JOACHIM
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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Southern German, probably Swabia, early 16th century
SAINT ANNE AND SAINT JOACHIM
with a label on the reverse inscribed: 15. 20 / 36431
limewood
63 by 54.5cm., 24¾ by 21½in.
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Provenance

Sally Eichengrün, Munich;
Confiscated from the above by the Gestapo in Munich in November 1938;
Sent for storage to the Beuerberg Monastery, Bavaria in 1945 (inv. no. 15/20);
Recuperated by the so-called Monuments Men and transferred to the Central Collecting Point Munich on the 24nd July 1946 (inv. no. Mü 36431);
Transferred to the Central Collecting Point Wiesbaden on the 8th June 1949;
Restituted from the above to Hedwig Stern née Eichengrün, daughter of Sally Eichengrün;
private collection, Germany

Catalogue Note

Compare the long, straight folds of drapery of the present lot, and the shorter, criss-cross folds along the sleeves, with works in the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum (op. cit.)

RELATED LITERATURE
T. Müller, Die Bildwerke in Holz, Ton und Stein von der Mitte des XV. bis gegen Mitte des XVI. Jahrhunderts, cat. Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich, 1959, nos. 268-271

The present lot is offered with a Radiocarbon dating measurement report (ref. no. RCD-8814) prepared by J. Walker of RCD Lockinge, which states that the wood dates between 1317 and 1444 (with 95% confidence interval). 

Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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London