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Moritz von Schwind

Die Plejaden (The Pleiades)

Estimate:

125,000

to
- 175,000 USD

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

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Moritz von Schwind

Moritz von Schwind

Die Plejaden (The Pleiades)

Die Plejaden (The Pleiades)

Estimate:

125,000

to
- 175,000 USD

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Moritz von Schwind

Austrian

1804 - 1871

Die Plejaden (The Pleiades)


oil on canvas

diameter canvas : 31½ in.; 80 cm.

diameter framed: 38¼ in.; 97.2 cm.

The canvas is lined. There is a very small patch on the reverse that corresponds to a repaired puncture on the right thigh of the figure viewed from the back. Overall, the canvas and paint surface are stable and in good condition. The varnish is quite old and yellowed. Under UV light: old green varnish, covering possible old repairs. The varnish appears streaky at upper left quadrant. Old repairs on the arm and thigh of figure in foreground; retouches to the blue drapery on figure at bottom. Inpainting to figure viewed from the back on the repaired puncture and left shoulder.


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.

Dr. Theodor Demmer Collection, Frankfurt am Main (in 1906)
Private collection, Cuernavaca, Mexico (by 1956)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Otto Weigmann, Schwind. Des Meisters Werke in 1265 Abbildungen, Stuttgart & Leipzig, 1906, p. 356, illustrated