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Carl Spitzweg

(1808 -  1885 ) Wikipedia® : Carl Spitzweg
SPITZWEG Carl The Violin Player

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Carl Spitzweg - Figurative Study

Carl Spitzweg - Figurative Study

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Lot number: 72
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Carl Spitzweg, Figurative Study, Pencil Drawing, 2nd H. 18th C. Pencil drawing on thin paper Germany, 2nd half of the 18th century Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885) – German painter With handwritten annotations by the artist in pencil and the signature stamp (Lugt 2307) The authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Prof. Jens Christian Jensen Sheet dimensions: 21.7 x 21.8 cm
Carl Spitzweg - Bub Und Mädchen Im Kornfeld

Carl Spitzweg - Bub Und Mädchen Im Kornfeld

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Lot number: 136
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Carl Spitzweg 1808 München - 1885 MünchenBub und Mädchen im Kornfeld. Um 1840.Oil on thin board, laminated on board. Wichmann 147. 21 x 17.7 cm (8.2 x 6.9 in). Verso inscribed by a hand other than that of the artist. [CB].PROVENANCE: Estate of Conservator Pachmann (verso with inscription).Galerie Pertsch, Heidelberg, 1983.Gemäldegalerie von Vértes, Munich, 1984 (with gallery certificate).Private ownership West Germany. Carl Spitzweg (also Karl Spitzweg) was born on 5 February, 1808, in Unterpfaffenhofen, Bavaria. He finished his education at the humanistic Gymnasium in 1825. He then studied pharmacy at the university in Munich. In 1832, Spitzweg completed his studies with distinction. Because of a long period of illness, he gave up his career and dedicated himself to painting from then on, painting copies od works in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich.He also maintained friendships with painters such as Christian Morgenstern, Eduard Schleich the Elder, Dietrich Langko, and Friedrich Voltz. In 1835, he became a member of the Art Association of Munich. Two years later, he sold his first paintings. Spitzweg found inspiration during his many educational journeys to places such as Salzburg, Bozen, Meran, Venice and Dalmatia. Spitzweg started a life long friendship with Moritz von Schwind in 1847.He and Schwind visited the World Fair in Paris together in 1851. While visiting London in that year, he was fascinated by the works of John Constable and William Turner. Around 1860, he started seeing some success. In 1865, Spitzweg received the Bavarian Royal Merit Order of St. Michael. In 1868, he was inducted as an honorary member of the Academy of Visual Arts, though he had never attended an art academy himself. He produced many humoristic pictures in the 'Fliegende Blätter' beginning in 1844. In these small format works, he represented the world of the German everyman with loving humor and indulgence as the Biedermeier ideal of 'the good ole days.' 'Der arme Poet' ('The Poor Poet') from 1839 best represents his technical sophistication and unmistakable style. Carl Spitzweg died on September 23, 1885, in Munich.
Carl Spitzweg - The Yawning Monk

Carl Spitzweg - The Yawning Monk

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Lot number: 1649
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Lot 1649: Carl Spitzweg, The Yawning Monk Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885) Description: Although Carl Spitzweg displayed artistic talent from a very young age, according to his father's wishes he began an apprenticeship with the Königlich-Bayerische-Hofapotheke (Bavarian court apothecary) in Munich. He then began studying chemistry, pharmacy and botany at the University of Munich in 1830 and finished with honours. However, in 1833 he decided to give up his career as a pharmacist to devote himself entirely to his passion for painting. He became a member of the Munich art association in 1835 and travelled to Dalmatia, Venice, Paris, London, Antwerp, Frankfurt and Heidelberg. He began making illustrations for the comical weekly illustrated “Fliegende Blätter” in 1844.A second version of this work exists which is also published under the title “The Yawning Monk” (Der gähnende Mönch). Wichmann proposes this to be a second version, painted shortly after the prime which is illustrated in the catalogue raisonné. The preparatory sketch for this composition (pencil on paper, 14 x 18 cm) is found in Spitzweg's 1862 sketchbook.“The Yawning Monk” belongs to a series of works illustrating the lives of various hermits, monks and holy men. The pieces depict neither loneliness nor melancholy, but rather represent the contemplative freedom that comes with an independent life. Under Spitzweg's finely nuanced light, the somewhat bare but bright interior becomes a place of calm, contemplation and security.Large views in small formats like the present work were a result of Spitzweg's experimentation with avant-garde techniques during the 1860s. This piece was painted in 1870, making it one of Spitzweg's later works.With a confirmation of authenticity and estate stamp of Otto Spitzweg (1843 - 1921), the artist's nephew, to the reverse. Notes: VAT: Margin scheme Provenance: Private collection, Germany (purchased from Pinkoffs art dealership, Berlin according to the previous owner). - Private ownership, Belgium. 28 x 17.5 cm Carl Spitzweg Literature: Siegfried Wichmann: Carl Spitzweg - Verzeichnis der Werke, Stuttgart 2002, p. 331, here mentioned as the second version under no. 715. - Siegfried Wichmann: Spitzweg - Der eingeschlafene Einsiedler, Reihe für vergleichende und angewandte Kunstgeschichte, Wunsiedel-Holenbrunn 1988, p. 88. - Confirmation of the estate: Jens Christian Jensen: Carl Spitzweg - Gemälde und Zeichnungen im Museum Georg Schäfer, Schweinfurt 2002, p. 318-321. Medium: Oil on paper, mounted on panel
Carl Spitzweg - The Violin Player

Carl Spitzweg - The Violin Player

Original c.1860
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Lot number: 41
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Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885), The Violin Player, Oil, circa 1860 Oil on panel Germany, circa 1860 Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885) - German painter Signed lower right with monogram: Rhombe and S Accompanied by an expertise by Dr. Horst G. Ludwig, Munich (2012) Dimensions: 17.2 x 14.8 cm Good condition Provenance: German private collection Spitzweg has depicted the present subject several times. In the treatment of light, the present painting shows the influence of the Barbizon School, which the painter studied in Paris in the middle of the 19th Century. Comparable works by Spitzweg fetch up around 100,000 euros on the international auction market
Carl Spitzweg - Bauernhaus Im Walde

Carl Spitzweg - Bauernhaus Im Walde

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Lot number: 52
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Carl Spitzweg (German, 1808-1885) Bauernhaus im Walde signed with artist's device (lower right) oil on paper laid down on panel 6 3/4 x 9 3/4in (17.2 x 25cm) Footnotes Executed around 1855 Literature Siegfried Wichmann, Carl Spitzweg: Verzeichnis der Werke: Gemälde und Aquarelle , Stuttgart, 2002, p. 264, illustrated. G. Koemmefahrt, Carl Spitzweg, Beschreibendes Verzeichnis seiner Gemälde, Ölstudien und Aquarelle , Munich, 1960, no. 212.
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