Sale: 422 / Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century, May 22. 2015 in Munich Lot 181

 

181
Wilhelm von Kobell
Reiterstudien, Um 1814.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 624
Sold:
€ 1,125 / $ 1.170

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Reiterstudien. Um 1814.
Pencil drawing, partly with gray wash and heightened with white chalk.
Wichmann, 1st addenda to catalog raisonné, ´no. 33. On blue laid paper. Ca. 26.4 x 18.5 cm (10.3 x 7.2 in), size of sheet.
Lower margin with study in watercolors.
Characteristic detail study of a Bavarian cuirassier, for the monumental painting "Reiterschlacht bei Hanau" (206 x 322 cm, Wichmann 1033), today in the Neue Pinakothek in Munich (inventiry number WAF 446). In service of crown prince Ludwig, Kobell painted the Bavarian battles of the war of liberation on a total of 12 paintings between 1808 and 1815. [CB].




181
Wilhelm von Kobell
Reiterstudien, Um 1814.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 624
Sold:
€ 1,125 / $ 1.170

(incl. 25% surcharge)