Sale: 518 / Art of the 19th Century, June 17. 2021 in Munich Lot 7

 

7
Johann Sperl
Stillleben mit Früchten, Um 1888.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,640
Sold:
€ 5,625 / $ 6.525

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Stillleben mit Früchten. Um 1888.
Oil on canvas.
Diem 49, Moritz 163. Signed in lower right. With numerous, partly just fragmentarily preserved labels, stamps and inscriptions and numbers on the reverse. 41 x 58 cm (16.1 x 22.8 in).

We are grateful to the "Goudstikker Art Research Project" for the kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Fritz Zickel, Munich (1926, Hugo Helbing, Munich, November 30, 1926).
Schantung Handels AG, Berlin (from June 1940 the earliest, as of September 26, 1940 the latest, inventory number S 13).
Alois Miedl / art dealer v.h. J. Goudstikker N.V., Amsterdam (from aforementioned, inventory no. 6129, verso with the label).
Deutsche Landvolk-Bank, Berlin (1941 and September 28, 1944 – November 28, 1945, security deposit from aforementioned, Lempertz, February 5, 1941, and depot Stadtsparkasse Lenggries, Joh. Witzig & Co).
Joh. Witzig & Co., Munich, depot Stadtsparkasse Lenggries (June 19, 1942 – November 28, 1945, security deposit of Schantung Handels AG / Alois Miedl / Goudstikker).
Central Collecting Point, Munich (November 28, 1945 – June 18, 1946, verso with the Munich number 15864/12).
Restituted to the Netherlands (June 18, 1946).
Dutch state property (1946–1953, Frederic Muller, Amsterdam, May 11, 1953).
Collection Dr. Georg Schäfer, Schweinfurt (until 2005, Neumeister Munich, February 25, 2005, verso with the label).
Private collection Southern Germany (since 2005, Neumeister Munich, February 25, 2005).
There are no pending restitution claims on the part of the heirs Goudstikker.

EXHIBITION: Johann Sperl 1840-1914. Commemorative Exhibition on his 150th Birthday, Städtische Galerie Rosenheim, October 12 - November 25, 1990, no. 51, (with illu. on p. 54).

LITERATURE: Inventory Goudstikker, no. 6129, 1937–1943, p. 82 (trusteeship of cultural property, BArch Koblenz, B323/74).
Inventory Goudstikker, no. 6129 (S 13), 1940 (Archief Goudstikker - RDK, The Hague, NL-HaRKD-0374).
Schantung Handels AG / Deutsche Landvolk-Bank, alienation contract, September 28, 1944 (Goudstikker Collection - NARA, Washington D.C., M1946, roll 129, p. 20).
CCP, Munich, file card no. 15864/12, 1945/46 (BArch Koblenz, B323/622).
Miedl-Goudstikker Report, Declaration of Property, May 31, 1946 (NARA, Washington D.C., M1947 roll 11, p. 58).
Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit (SNK), inventory card, 1950–1953 (Nationaal Archief, The Hague, August 2, 1942, no. 877).
Hugo Helbing, Munich, auction on November 30, 1926, lot 240.
Lempertz, Köln, Auktion 5.3.1929, Los 216 (mit Abb.) und Auktion 5.2.1941, Los 162 (mit Abb.).
Frederic Muller, Amsterdam, auction on May 11, 1953, lot 260.
Neumeister, Munich, auction on February 25, 2005, lot 715 (with color illu.).




7
Johann Sperl
Stillleben mit Früchten, Um 1888.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,640
Sold:
€ 5,625 / $ 6.525

(incl. 25% surcharge)