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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Wilhelm von Kobell
GERMAN
RIDERS BEFORE THE TEGERNSEE
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Wilhelm von Kobell
GERMAN
RIDERS BEFORE THE TEGERNSEE
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Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Paintings

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Wilhelm von Kobell
1766 - 1853
GERMAN
RIDERS BEFORE THE TEGERNSEE
signed and dated Wilhelm. Kobell 1832 lower right
oil on panel
28 by 25.6cm.,11 by 10in.
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Provenance

Fritz Nathan, Zurich (by 1970); thence by descent to the present owner

Exhibited

Munich, Haus der Kunst; Mannheim, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Gedächtnisausstellung zum 200. Geburtstag des Malers Wilhelm von Kobell, 1966, no. 199
Canton Bern, Schloss Jegenstorf, Rendez-vous à cheval, 1970, no. 121, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect dimensions)
Zurich, Kunsthaus, 50 Jahre Kunsthandelsverband der Schweiz, 1973

Literature

Ludwig Justi, 'Von Runge bis Thoma', in Deutsche Malkunst im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, 1, Berlin, 1932, p. 108
Siegfried Wichmann, Wilhelm von Kobell. Monographie und kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke, Munich, 1970, p. 482, no. 1505, catalogued & illustrated (with incorrect measurements)

Catalogue Note

The view is south across Lake Tegernsee in Bavaria. The long building in the distance on the left is Tegernsee Abbey, dominated by the distinctive silhouette of the Wallberg mountain beyond.

19th Century European Paintings

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