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    Sale 5406

    19th Century European Art

    1 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 198

    Ernest Karl Eugen Koerner (German, 1846-1927)

    Horsemen resting, Sichem

    Price Realised  

    Ernest Karl Eugen Koerner (German, 1846-1927)
    Horsemen resting, Sichem
    signed with initials 'EK.' (lower right) and inscribed and dated 'Sichem 21/3 73' (lower left); and further signed 'Prof. Ernst Koerner' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvasboard
    8 5/8 x 15 7/8 in. (21.9 x 40.4 cm.)
    Painted in Sichem in 1873


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    Sichem (Shechem) is the biblical capital of the Israelites and is located south of Tirzah and north of Bethel.

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