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Master of the Schongauer Altärchen, German, Passau, circa 1510

The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne (Anna Selbdritt)

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Master of the Schongauer Altärchen, German, Passau, circa 1510

Master of the Schongauer Altärchen, German, Passau, circa 1510

The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne (Anna Selbdritt)

The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne (Anna Selbdritt)

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Lot sold:

600,800

USD

Master of the Schongauer Altärchen

active Ulm and Passau circa 1480-1520

German, Passau, circa 1510

The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne (Anna Selbdritt)


polychrome limewood 

54 ½ by 44 by 14 in.; 137.5 by 110.7 by 35.5 cm.

Overall age cracks, some worming, some losses, and restorations. Both hands of St. Anne are later (with some tips of fingers lacking) . Some of Child’s fingers and Virgin’s fingers are reattached. Some of the age cracks are reinforced with linen on the reverse. There is some worming with restoration along inner edges of the drapery of the figures and on Child’s feet and cushion. Some losses, chipping and restoration around edges of drapery overall. Loss and restoration on lower left side of drapery at bottom edge os sculpture. Paint refreshed in areas and some original polychrome remains. Charming and beautifully carved.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Karl Bachmeier, Vilshofen, Germany;
His sale, Hugo Helbing, Munich, 26 May 1909, lot 323;
Private Collection, Frankfurt, by 1921;
Galerie Fischer Lucerne, 25-27 May 1944, lot 349;
Private Collection, Switzerland;
Kunsthandel Senger Bamberg;
From whom acquired, 2010.
O. Schmidt and G. Swarzenski, Meisterwerke der Bildhauerkunst in Frankfurter Privatbesitz, vol. I, Frankfurt, 1921, no. 146;
A. Miller, 'Der Meister des Schongauer-Altärchens in Ulm und Passau', Zeitschrift des Deutschen Vereins für Kunstwissenschaft, vol. 63, 2009, pp. 168, 170 and 181, cat. no. 4, fig. 53.