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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 6

    Attributed to Hans Süss von Kulmbach (Kulmbach c. 1485-1522 Nuremberg)

    Portrait of a man, half-length, in a black coat and hat

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    Attributed to Hans Süss von Kulmbach (Kulmbach c. 1485-1522 Nuremberg)
    Portrait of a man, half-length, in a black coat and hat
    oil on panel
    17½ x 13 in. (44.5 x 33 cm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Johann Anton Ramboux; sale, J.M. Heberle, Cologne, 23 May 1867, lot 523, as 'Unknown Master.'
    Madame Alexis Godillot; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1-2 June 1938, lot 133, as 'Attributed to Hans Süss, dit van Kulmbach'.
    with Wildenstein, London, by 1959.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THIS LOT IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE


    Literature

    L. Frolich-Bume, 'Porträtausstellung bei Wildenstein in London', Weltkunst, August 1963, p. 9, as 'Kulmbach'.


    Exhibited

    London, Wildenstein, Highly Important Paintings by Rembrandt, Boucher, Cézanne, Hals, Guardi, Gauguin & Others, 17 June-1 August 1959, no. 20, as 'Kulmbach'.
    London, Wildenstein, Portraits: 15th to 19th Centuries, 10 July-10 August 1963, no. 2, as 'Kulmbach'.