Christoph Schwarz - Portraits of a gentleman and a lady

auction 933, Lot 54

FAUSSNER COLLECTION

on 8 May 2024

Christoph Schwarz

um 1545 München - 1592 ebenda


Portraits of a gentleman and a lady

estimate:
€ 6.000 to € 8.000

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 7.800 (incl. 30 % buyer's premium)

description:

Christoph Schwarz

um 1545 München - 1592 ebenda

Portraits of a gentleman and a lady


Oil auf canvas. 47 x 37.3 / 47 x 37.5 cm. Relined. Restored. Minor damage to frames (61 x 51.5 cm each).


Fragment of an adhesive label with an illegible inscription on the gentlemans portrait verso. Brass labels from the 20th century on the frame verso. Inscribed "Selbstbildnis" and "Bildnis seiner Frau".

Literature: Diefenthaler, Sandra-Kristin, Christoph Schwarz. Hofkünstler der Wittelsbacher im Konfessionellen Zeitalter. Berlin-Munich 2020 (also dissertation phil. University of Augsburg 2016), page 239 f., catalogue raisonné number G I, 10a and 10b (with illustration). There suggested dating circa 1578.

provenance: collection of Hans Constantin Faußner, Munich.