Gustav Kraus - München - Das Tal mit der Hochbrücke

auction 928, Lot 66

THE RUDOLF NEUMEISTER COLLECTION - HIGHLIGHTS on 22 October 2019

Gustav Kraus

München - Das Tal mit der Hochbrücke

estimate:
€ 1.200 to € 1.500

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 2.540 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)

description:

Gustav Kraus, 1804 Passau - 1852 Munich

Munich - Tal with the Hochbrücke

 

Monogrammed (ligated) lower right and dated 1838. Watercolour over pencil, partially white washed, on paper. Edging line. 13.5 x 18.9 cm. 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.