Otto Abt, Landscape with Mountains, Gouache, 2nd H. 20th C.
Otto Abt, Landscape with Mountains, Gouache, 2nd H. 20th C.
Classic Auction No. 723 from Berlin

City - Country - River: Works of Art of the 17th - 21st Century

2016-12-27T17:00:00.000Z2016-12-27T19:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en-us/s/1121/auction-city-country-river-works-of-art-of-the-17th-21st-century-december-2016This auction, centered around theme of city, land and rivers, offers a delightful selection of landscapes by establish artists from the 17th to 20th century. In addition to early Dutch landscapes, the intense ‘Landscape with Mountains’ by Otto Abt offers a colorful highlight in the field of abstract art. Alex Katz’s 2013 black and white woodcut ‘Maine Woods’ strikes a somewhat sober tone, while Paul Hoeninger’s ‘Summer Day’ from 1916, sets a lighter tone with its playful, impressionist style. This auction is sure to strike a chord in the heart of every collector. Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium excl. VAT. Tuesday, December 27, 12:00 pm EST
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This auction, centered around theme of city, land and rivers, offers a delightful selection of landscapes by establish artists from the 17th to 20th century. In addition to early Dutch landscapes, the intense ‘Landscape with Mountains’ by Otto Abt offers a colorful highlight in the field of abstract art. Alex Katz’s 2013 black and white woodcut ‘Maine Woods’ strikes a somewhat sober tone, while Paul Hoeninger’s ‘Summer Day’ from 1916, sets a lighter tone with its playful, impressionist style. This auction is sure to strike a chord in the heart of every collector.

Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium excl. VAT.
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3 | Attributed to Jochem Govertsz Camphuysen, Landscape, 17th C.
  • Oil on panel
  • Attributed to Jochem Govertsz Camphuysen (1601-1659) – Dutch landscape painter
  • Dimensions: 43.5 x 63 cm
  • Frame: 60.3 x 79.5 cm
  • The painting shows a Dutch landscape characterized by trees, castle and with view into the distance, enriched by staffage in the foreground, which seem to be travelers at the side of the road
  • Object is taxed regularly. 19% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU.
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7 | Italian School, Two Architectural Capricci, Oil, 17th C.
  • Oil on canvas, relined
  • Italy, 17th century
  • Italian School
  • Dimensions: each 73 x 59 cm
  • Carved ornamental gold frame: 90 x 76 cm
  • Good Condition
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37 | Arseny Meshchersky, Rocks, Oil Study, 2nd H. 19th C.
  • Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
  • Russia, 2nd half of the 19th century
  • Arseniy Ivanovich Meshchersky (1834-1902) – Russian painter and professor of the art academy in St Petersburg
  • Signed in Cyrillic ‘A. Мещерский’ lower left in red
  • With scratched inscription (illegible) lower right (by another hand?)
  • Sheet dimensions: 37.7 x 50.3 cm; dimensions of the stretcher: 37.4 x 51.3 cm
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68 | Dirk Smorenberg (1883-1960), Water Lilies, Oil, c. 1925
  • Oil on canvas
  • Holland, presumably around 1925
  • Dirk Smorenberg (1883-1960) - Dutch painter of Art Deco
  • Signed ‘D Smorenberg’ lower right
  • Dimensions: 60 x 50 cm
  • Mounted in silvered moulded frame: 72 x 63.5 cm
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98 | Fritz Schwimbeck, Figure in the Mountains, Pen and Ink
  • Pen and ink drawing on cardboard
  • Germany, presumably around 1920
  • Fritz Schwimbeck (1889-1972) - German painter, graphic artist and illustrator of the Munich school
  • Signed in pencil ‘Prof. F. Schwimbeck’ in pencil lower right
  • Image dimensions (sheet-sized): 41.5 x 32 cm
  • Very good condition
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141 | Alex Katz, Maine Woods, Woodcut, 2013
  • Woodcut on paper ‘Somerset Satin White’ (watermark)
  • USA, 2013
  • Alex Katz (b. 1927) - US-American artist; exponent of the US-American Pop art
  • Signed ‘Alex Katz’ and numbered ‘14/50’ in pencil (different from online catalogue raisonné, there mentioned edition of 40)
  • Stamped ‘©2013 Alex Katz’ on the reverse
  • The work is listed in the Print Archive on the artist’s website
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