• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 173

    Christian Leberecht Vogel (Dresden 1759-1816)

    Portrait of a boy, traditionally identified as Moritz Schultze (1791-1854), bust-length, in a brown coat, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Christian Leberecht Vogel (Dresden 1759-1816)
    Portrait of a boy, traditionally identified as Moritz Schultze (1791-1854), bust-length, in a brown coat, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas laid down on board
    22½ x 18 in. (57.2 x 45.8 cm.)


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    Vogel studied with Johann Eleazar Schenau (1737-1806) in Dresden and at the Dresden Akademie. From 1780 he worked for the Saxon nobility in the Muldenland where he was renowned for his sentimental portraits of children which seem to anticipate the intimacy of Biedermeier art.

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    Provenance

    Moritz Schultze, Dresden (according to a label on the reverse).