• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 191

    Franz Von Defregger (Austrian, 1835-1921)

    Beauty of the Tyrol

    Price Realised  

    Franz Von Defregger (Austrian, 1835-1921)
    Beauty of the Tyrol
    signed and dated 'F Defregger 1880' (center right)
    oil on canvas
    22 x 17¾ in. (55.9 x 45.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1880.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    Daniel Catlin and Justina G. Catlin, St. Louis, Missouri, 1917.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Saint Louis Art Museum


    Literature

    Daniel Catlin Memorial Collection of Paintings, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition.
    Recent Accessions, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition, p. 12.
    City Art Museum of St. Louis, Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings With Biographical Data and Descriptive Notes, City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1918, no. D18, p. 45. City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1924, 3rd edition, no. M25, pp. 57-58.
    Hans Peter Defregger, Defregger 1835-1921, Germany, 1983, p. 311.
    Peter C. Sutton, Dutch Art in America, The Netherlands-American Amity Trust Inc., Grand Rapids, 1986, p. 266.


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, Summer Loan Exhibition 1922: Paintings of the Modern Dutch School Owned in St. Louis, 1922, no. 44.