Sale: 518 / Art of the 19th Century, June 17. 2021 in Munich Lot 72

 
72
Edward Theodore Compton
Gletscherplateau, 1906.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 72.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Gletscherplateau. 1906.
Oil on canvas.
Bottom right signed and dated. 60.5 x 110 cm (23.8 x 43.3 in).

• Impressive large-format painting of the pristine mountains.
• Compton succeeds in capturing the fascinating atmosphere of the inhospitable landscape.
• An extremely harmonious work with the colors reduced to the silvery white, gray and blue tones of snow, rocks and clouds
.

We are grateful to Mrs Sibylle Brandes, Tutzing, for her kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private collection New York (acquired in the UK in the 1960s, ever since family-owned).

72
Edward Theodore Compton
Gletscherplateau, 1906.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 72.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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