• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 79

    Attributed to Johann Georg Platzer (St. Paul in Eppan, near Meran 1704-1761 St. Michael in Eppan)

    Elegant company making music in an interior

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Johann Georg Platzer (St. Paul in Eppan, near Meran 1704-1761 St. Michael in Eppan)
    Elegant company making music in an interior
    with signature 'BLATZEK F:' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    16½ x 15¼ in. (41.9 x 38.7 cm.)


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    Sold with a copy of a certificate from Dr. Christina Pucher, dated September 1994, in which she suggests that the handling of the paint, physiognomy of the figures and details eg. the rug, are all typical of Platzer. She suggests that the signature has been strengthened at a later date.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE AUSTRIAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 79, 80 & 81)