14 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 30,000
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
Christian Richter, The Monogrammist CR (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar)
The Ill-Matched Lovers
oil on panel
16½ x 12¾ in. (42 x 32.3 cm.)
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We are grateful to Michael Hofbauer for suggesting the attribution on the basis of a photograph. Dr. Hoffbauer has also pointed out that a picture in the Hannover Museum, also by this artist, repeats the composition of the present work.
Private collection, since at least the 1990s.
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