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Wilhelm von Kobell

Auf der Alm (On the Alpine Pasture)

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Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Property Formerly in the collection of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza

Wilhelm von Kobell

Wilhelm von Kobell

Auf der Alm (On the Alpine Pasture)

Auf der Alm (On the Alpine Pasture)

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

11,970

GBP

Property Formerly in the collection of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza

Wilhelm von Kobell

German

1766 - 1853

Auf der Alm (On the Alpine Pasture)


signed and dated Wilhelm Kobell / 1828 lower left

oil on canvas

Unframed: 39.5 by 33cm.,15½ by 13in.

Framed: 53 by 47cm., 21 by 18½in.

The canvas has a wax relining. There is a pattern of hairline craquelure, visible notably in the sky. Ultra-violet light reveals scattered spots and small areas (up to c. 2 by 2cm) of retouching primarily in the sky, and some intermittent strokes along the framing edges and spots elsewhere.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Galerie Nathan, Zurich
Heinrich Thyssen Bornemisza (by 1930)
Stiftung Sammlung Schloss Rohoncz, Lugano, 1937, no. 488
Rudolf J. Heinemann, Sammlung Schloss Rohoncz, Lugano, 1958, no. 386, catalogued
Siegfried Wichmann, Wilhelm von Kobell. Monographie und kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke, Munich, 1970, pp. 468-9, no. 1454, catalogued & illustrated
Munich, Neue Pinakothek, Sammlung Schloss Rohoncz, 1930, no. 386
Painted in 1828.

As Wichmann notes, the figures in the present work are dressed in the costume of Tegernsee, Bavaria.