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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 201

    Hans Makart (Salzburg 1840-1884 Vienna)

    Leda and the Swan

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Hans Makart (Salzburg 1840-1884 Vienna)
    Leda and the Swan
    oil on canvas
    40½ x 53 in. (103 x 135 cm.)
    Painted circa 1868-1869.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN AUSTRIAN COLLECTOR (lots 140, 142, 156, 160,
    162-165, 173, 201, 204, 213, 261)


    Literature

    Zeitschrift für bildende Künste, VI, 1871, p. 310.
    F. Pecht, 'Hans Makart' in Über Land und Meer, 27, Year 14, no. 2, Stuttgart, 1871, p. 3.
    C. von Lützow, Hans Makart. Ein Beitrag zu seiner Charakteristik, in Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, XXI, 1886, p. 190.
    A. Rosenberg, Geschichte der modernen Kunst, Leipzig, 1889, p. 40. T. von Frimmel, Lexicon der Wiener Gemäldesammlungen, II, Munich, 1914, p. 456.
    G. Frodl, Hans Makart Monographie und Werksverzeichnis, Salzburg, 1974, p. 304, no. 104 (illustrated).