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    Sale 11936

    Old Masters: Part II

    14 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 202

    Christian Richter, The Monogrammist CR (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar)

    The Ill-Matched Lovers

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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.

    Provenance

    Private collection, since at least the 1990s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST COLLECTION