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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 140

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE 'VOR DEM AUFSTAND 1809 IN TIROL'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARKS, H, H, INCISED 20½ - 14¾, SIGNED FR. DEFREGGER

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE 'VOR DEM AUFSTAND 1809 IN TIROL'
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre marks, H, H, incised 20½ - 14¾, signed Fr. DeFregger
    Finely painted after Defregger with a gathering of Tyrolean peasants studying a manuscript prior to the Rebellion of 1809, a young alpine maiden and hound at left and a blacksmith and cannon at the far right
    14½ x 20 3/8 in. (36.5 x 51.5 cm.), within a lacquer and gilt frame


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    Franz von DeFregger, Tyrolean (1835-1921)

    Depicted here is Andreas Hoffer and supporters who heroically defied the French and Bavarian troops, until they were crushed by an immense number of soldiers.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 24 April 2002, lot 272.