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Lot 58: Biedermeier Wedding Portraits, Pair of Paintings, around 1840
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Oil on canvas, one painting relined
Germany, around 1840
Each inscribed with the names of the sitters on the stretcher
With a stamp of a Stralsund framing workshop on the reverse of one frame
Dimensions: each c. 39 x 31 cm
Gilt stucco frames: each 51 x 43.5 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Hesse
The paintings are in good condition, consistent with age, overall with tiny craquelure and with rubbed spots to the edges due to the frame. The female portrait shows a retouched spot upper right and the male several retouched spots affecting the craquelure on the figure. (msc)
Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.