• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 375

    Johan Christian Clausen Dahl (Norwegian, 1788-1857)

    Lake Esrom by Moonlight

    Estimate

    Johan Christian Clausen Dahl (Norwegian, 1788-1857)
    Lake Esrom by Moonlight
    signed and dated 'Dahl/1814' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    18 5/8 x 25 1/8 in. (47.6 x 64 cm.)


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    Provenance

    P. B. Petersen, Engelholm
    Christian Langaard, Kristiania, 1918
    His sale, Kristiania, 1924, no. 13
    Sverre Young, Oslo
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 28th June 1999, lot 13, where acquired by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following provenance for this lot:
    P. B. Petersen, Engelholm
    Christian Langaard, Kristiania, 1918
    His sale, Kristiania, 1924, no. 13
    Sverre Young, Oslo
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 28th June 1999, lot 13, where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    Peder Hjort, 'Kritiske Bidrag til nyere dansk Taenkemaade og Dannelses Historie', Copenhagen 1854, p. 14
    Calr Reitzel, Fortegnelse over danske Kunstneres Arbeider paa de ved det Kgl. Akademi for de Skjönne Kunster i Aarene 1807-1882 afholdte Charlottenborg-Udstillinger', Copenhagen 1883, p. 104
    Andreas Aubert, 'Maleren Johan Christian Dahl. Et stykke av forrige Aarhundredes Kunst-og Kulturhistorie', Kristiania 1920. p. 456
    Leif Ostby 'J. C. Dahls Danske Laerear', Kunstmuseets Arsskrift, Oslo 1974, pp. 6 & 22 (illustrated)
    Marie Lodrup Bang, 'Johan Christian Dahl, Life and Works', Oslo 1987, No 61, pl. 27 (illustrated)
    Rondberg a.o., Two golden ages : masterpieces of Dutch and Danish painting, Copenhagen, 2001, p. 33, fig. 7.


    Exhibited

    Charlottenborg, 1815, No 26
    Oslo, Nasjonalsgalleriet & Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst. J. C. Dahl og Danmark, 1973, No 13
    Oslo, Nasjonalsgalleriet. J. C. Dahl Jubileumsutstilling, 27 February-1 May 1988, No 10