View 1 of Lot 141. Christ presented to the people.
View 1 of Lot 141. Christ presented to the people.
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Attributed to Johann Heinrich Schönfeld

Christ presented to the people

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Property from a Norwegian Private Collection

Attributed to Johann Heinrich Schönfeld

Attributed to Johann Heinrich Schönfeld

Christ presented to the people

Christ presented to the people

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Property from a Norwegian Private Collection

Attributed to Johann Heinrich Schönfeld

Biberach an der Riss 1609 - 1682/3 Augsburg

Christ presented to the people


oil on canvas

unframed: 89.5 x 89.5 cm.; 35 1/4 x 35 1/4 in.

framed: 97 x 97 cm.; 38 1/4 x 38 1/4 in.

Given by King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia, during one of his trips to Norway in 1840, to Peter Schnitler (d. 1844), pastor of the church Vang in Valdres, Norway;
Thence by descent to the present owner.

The parish church of Vang at Valdres in Norway was due to be demolished in 1840 and sold for wood, but at the sale in 1841 it was acquired by the painter J.C. Dahl, and subsequently reconstructed in Potsdam in 1844.