Sale: 508 / Art of the 19th Century, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 352

 
352
Franz von Stuck
Satyr mit Nymphen und Kind, Ca. 1889.
Watercolor, India ink, gouache, pencil and blac...
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,520
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 18.150

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Satyr mit Nymphen und Kind. Ca. 1889.
Watercolor, India ink, gouache, pencil and black chalks on light board.
Signed in lower right. Verso of backing with several old labels, among them from the Dörner Institute Munich, and with several hand-written numbers. 33.5 x 22.5 cm (13.1 x 8.8 in). Board: 45 x 33 cm (17,7 x 13 in).

• Very rare watercolor from Stuck's early period of creation, a document of the transition from graphic artist to painter.
• Technically fascinating sheet.
• Early examination of the amorous-erotic motif of faun and nymph
.

PROVENANCE: Moderne Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, Munich, no. 2474 (with the label).
Galerie de 3 Gratiën, Amsterdam (with the label).
Christie's, Amsterdam, auction on July 8, 1998, lot 162.
Private collection Netherlands (acquired at aforementioned auction).

352
Franz von Stuck
Satyr mit Nymphen und Kind, Ca. 1889.
Watercolor, India ink, gouache, pencil and blac...
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,520
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 18.150

(incl. 25% surcharge)