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Ludwig Knaus (1829 - 1910)

Lot 82: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION f - LUDWIG KNAUS GERMAN, 1829-1910 FLORA WITH PUTTI - PEACE

Sotheby's

June 14, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

signed L. Knaus l.l.

oil on canvas

PROVENANCE

Galerie Honrath von Baerle, Berlin
Jacob H. Schiff, New York
Bequeathed by the above to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1888
Sale: Plaza Art Galleries, New York, 7 January 1956, lot 96
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 27 October 1988, lot 70
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
EXHIBITED

Frankfurt, 1892
LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Bryson Burroughs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Catalogue of Paintings, New York, 1926, p. 189
Friedrich von Boetticher, Malerwerke des Neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, Leipzig, 1948, p. 741, no. 142
CATALOGUE NOTE

This work, together with its companion piece, Victory, by Gustav Karl Richter (see lot 83), was bequeathed by Jacob H. Schiff to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1888.

Dimensions

346 by 172cm., 136 3/8 by 67 3/4 in.

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