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Das Klavierspiel / Playing the piano

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Lost Art-ID477912
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Artist

Spitzweg, Carl

TitleDas Klavierspiel / Playing the piano
Dating1840 (um)
Type of objectDrawing
group of reported objectsGraphic
Generic terms
  • Interior
  • Genre / society motif
  • Male person / figure
  • Female person / figure
Measures ca.  Height: 16.40 cm  Width: 13.00 cm 
Material / TechniqueInk & pencil : paper / drawn, ink wash drawing
Description

on recto, lower right, signed: “Spitzweg”

on verso, centre, inscribed in black: “Spitzweg / Aus der Sammlung Geh. Rat / Hinrichsen – Leipzig”; lower centre, framer’s label: “ERICH BRETTSCHNEIDER / EB / Rahmen / Leipzig / Harkortstr. 7 / 29737/ Tel.- ”; lower right, inscribed in pencil: “Heinrichsen” [?]

Cat. Rais.: Wichmann 2002 compositional study for no. 161

AssetSchwabinger Kunstfund
Provenance

(…)

Sale: Handzeichnungen von Karl Spitzweg, Galerie Helbing, Munich, 9 April 1908, lot 76

(…)

Henri Hinrichsen, Leipzig

31 August 1939: Seized by the Nazi authorities and thereafter deposited in the Museum für Bildende Künste, Leipzig

7 January 1940: acquired by Hildebrand Gurlitt, Hamburg

By descent to Cornelius Gurlitt, Munich/Salzburg

From 6 May 2014: Estate of Cornelius Gurlitt

13 October 2014: Recommended for restitution to the Hinrichsen heirs

Found-Object Reports Kunstfund Gurlitt (Berlin)
Reported objects

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