signed L. Knaus l.l.
oil on canvas
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
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
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.