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Sale: 455 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 24. 2017 in Munich Lot 25

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Der strickende Soldat. Um 1836 /37.
Oil on panel , partly cradled.
Cf. Wichmann 220-225 (targets) and 492-493 (knitting soldier). Diameter 45 cm (17.7 in).
Verso with several late labels. [CB].

With a comprehensive work documentation from Professor Dr. Siegfried Wichmann, Starnberg, dated June 20th 2007.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.

"Spitzweg's experience as apothecary and pharmacist in Upper Bavaria coined him as a painter (artist), because the nature of the peasants' cultures gave him decisive factors during those years. The target is an object of utility, a cultural object of a sociological encounter between language, religion, art, education, morals, opinions - creating an accumulative effect, a cumulative force of mutual understanding." Siegfried Wichmann, in the accompanying work documentation, 2007.

Carl Spitzweg
Der strickende Soldat, Um 1836/37.
Oil on panel
€ 18,000 / $ 20,700
€ 27,500 / $ 31.624

(incl. 25% surcharge)

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