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    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 192

    Adolf Schreyer (German, 1828-1899)

    A Troika Pursued by Wolves

    Price Realised  

    Adolf Schreyer (German, 1828-1899)
    A Troika Pursued by Wolves
    signed 'Ad. Schreyer' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    35½ x 55¾ in. (90.2 x 141.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mrs. Joseph G. Chapman, St. Louis, Missouri, acquired in 1913. Ruth Sudholt Wunderlich, Clayton, Missouri, until 1993.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Saint Louis Art Museum


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, A Collection of Works Owned in St. Louis and Lent to the Museum, 1913 no. 77, pp. 92, 93, 17 (illustrated) (as Winter Landscape).