Gustav Kraus - Munich - Tal With The Hochbrucke

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Artwork: Gustav Kraus - Munich - Tal With The Hochbrucke
Size: 13.5 x 18.9 cm
Medium: Watercolour over pencil, partially white washed, on paper
Creation year: 1838
Marks: Monogrammed (ligated) lower right and dated 1838
Category: Drawings
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Neumeister Munich

Date: 2019-10-22
Lot Number: 66
Low Estimate: $1308 [+66%]
High Estimate: $1635 [+33%]
Hammer Price: $2180
Sold For: $2768
Notes: Edging line. Slightly time-stained. Framed. In the background on the Heilig-Geist-Kirche and the towers of the Peterskirche as well as the Frauenkirche and the Old Town Hall. In the centre the Hochbrücke with the Roßschwemme. Preparatory work for the series of 23 lithographs published in 1839 under the title 'Souvenir de Munich'. Cf. Pressler, Christine, Gustav Kraus 1804-1852. Monographie und kritischer Katalog. Munich 1977, p. 100, catalogue raisonné no. 97 'Das Thal mit der Hochbrücke': Kraus lithograph after the supplied original.