- Putto

auction 928, Lot 56

THE RUDOLF NEUMEISTER COLLECTION - HIGHLIGHTS on 22 October 2019

 

Putto

estimate:
€ 5.000 to € 7.000

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 6.350 (incl. 27 % buyer's commission)



description:
A Putto
Franz Xaver Schmädl (1705 Oberstdorf/Allgäu - 1777 Weilheim), circa 1750

Turning to the right in lively movement, the loincloth draped in angular folds around the waist and legs. Limewood, carved in full round. Old polychrome painting, partially retouched and damaged. Height 67 cm. Comparable with Schmädls putti on the transept balustrade in the former monastery Klosterkirche Rottenbuch, created in 1744: reproduced in Volk, Peter, Rokokoplastik in Altbayern, Bayerisch-Schwaben und im Allgäu. Munich 1981, illustration 82. Provenance: Neumeister A 290 (06/12/1995) lot 37, cover illustration and plate 4.