Johann Jakob Frey - Blick auf die Akropolis

auction 388, Lot 176

Jewellery Auction on 15 July 2020

Johann Jakob Frey

Blick auf die Akropolis

estimate:
€ 20.000 to € 30.000

Regelbesteuerung    

result:
€ 38.100 (incl. 27 % buyer's commission)



description:
Frey, Johann Jakob
View of the Acropolis

Signed lower left, inscribed with place name "Roma" and dated 1856. Inscribed "Erastus Corning, Albany" verso. Oil on canvas. 74.5 x 99 cm. Restored. Minor damage to frame. Johann Jakob Frey was the son of the etcher Samuel Frey and received his first artistic education from his father. After stations in Paris and Munich, Rome became his permanent residence. There, artists like Joseph Anton Koch or Johann Christian Reinhart belonged to his circle.