• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 379

    Martinus Rørbye (Danish, 1805-1848)

    A jutting rock in the rapids (Fos med fremragende Klippestykke)

    Estimate

    Martinus Rørbye (Danish, 1805-1848)
    A jutting rock in the rapids (Fos med fremragende Klippestykke)
    dated '1830' (centre)
    oil on paper laid down on canvas
    10 x 14¼ in. (25.5 x 36 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artists estate sale, 1849, lot 12.
    with M. Grosells, Copenhagen.
    Anonymous sale; Kunsthallen, Copenhagen, 2 - 4 December 1998, lot 34, where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    Rørbye's diary, Copenhagen, 1830, p. 115. (illustrated)


    Exhibited

    Kunstforeningen, 1905, no. 27.
    Kunstforeningen, 1930, no. 30.
    Copenhagen, Thorvaldsens Museum, Martinus Rørbye, 18 June - 30 September 1981, cat. no. 34.