View 1 of Lot 139. Portrait of Johann Jobst Schmidtmaier von Schwarzenbruck (1611-47); Portrait of his wife, Anna Maria (1605-64), both standing, full-length, in interiors with landscapes visible through windows beyond.
View 1 of Lot 139. Portrait of Johann Jobst Schmidtmaier von Schwarzenbruck (1611-47); Portrait of his wife, Anna Maria (1605-64), both standing, full-length, in interiors with landscapes visible through windows beyond.
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Michael Herr

Portrait of Johann Jobst Schmidtmaier von Schwarzenbruck (1611-47); Portrait of his wife, Anna Maria (1605-64), both standing, full-length, in interiors with landscapes visible through windows beyond

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

The Property of a South German Noble Family

Michael Herr

Michael Herr

Portrait of Johann Jobst Schmidtmaier von Schwarzenbruck (1611-47); Portrait of his wife, Anna Maria (1605-64), both standing, full-length, in interiors with landscapes visible through windows beyond

Portrait of Johann Jobst Schmidtmaier von Schwarzenbruck (1611-47); Portrait of his wife, Anna Maria (1605-64), both standing, full-length, in interiors with landscapes visible through windows beyond

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

The Property of a South German Noble Family

Michael Herr

Kraichtal 1591 - 1661 Nuremberg

Portrait of Johann Jobst Schmidtmaier von Schwarzenbruck (1611-47); Portrait of his wife, Anna Maria (1605-64), both standing, full-length, in interiors with landscapes visible through windows beyond


the former: signed lower right: Michel. Herr pinxitthe latter: inscribed with her coat-of-arms, and dated: 1639, on the book; and inscribed on the dog's collar: IS

both charged with the coats-of-arms of the sitters, and dated: MDCXL [1640], with their mottos in Latin (the former) and German (the latter), in the stained glass windows

a pair, both oil on canvas, unlined, each with collectors' red wax seals on the reverse

unframed: each 216.4 x 117.5 cm.; 85 1/8 x 46 1/4 in.

framed: each 224.2 x 124.2 cm.; 88 1/4 x 48 7/8 in.

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