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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 189

    Franz Anton Hartmann (Kuttenberg 1697-1728 Praag)

    An Allegory of Fire

    Price Realised  

    Franz Anton Hartmann (Kuttenberg 1697-1728 Praag)
    An Allegory of Fire
    oil on copper, unframed
    49.2 x 74.0 cm.


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    Originally this picture belonged to a set depicting the four elements. The other three were sold to Galerie St. Lucas, Vienna, in 1951. A similar series is in the Museo Borgogna, Vercelli.

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    Provenance

    Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, before 1844.
    Schloss Moosham, Salzburg, 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.


    Literature

    J. Dallinger, Description des Tableaux, et des Piéces de Sculpture, que renferme la Gallerie (...) de la Maison de Liechtenstein, Vienna, 1780, p. 69, no. 185.
    V. Fanti, Descrizzione completa di tutto ciò che ritrovasi nella galleria di pittura e scultura di Sua Altezza Giuseppe Wenceslao del S.R.I. Principe Regnante della casa di Lichtenstein, Vienna, 1767, p. 28, No. 72(?), as Roelant Savery.
    Sammlungskatalog (manuscript), 1805, no. 531.
    J. Falke, Katalog der fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1873, p. 77, no. 667.