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Alois Schonn (1826-1897)
Alois Schonn (1826-1897)

The Return from the Vineyard

Details
Alois Schonn (1826-1897)
The Return from the Vineyard
signed 'A. Schönn' (lower right)
oil on canvas
53 x 89¼ in. (134.7 x 227 cm.)
Provenance
Herzog von Coburg.
Louise Whitford Gallery, London.
Literature
F. von Boetticher, Malerwerke des Neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, Hofheim am Taunus, 1974, II, ii, p. 637, no. 16.
Exhibited
Vienna, Wiener allgemeine Kunstaustellung, 1868.

Lot Essay

In 1852, Schönn travelled extensively through Turkey, Egypt and Tunis, making numerous sketches which he used in compositions upon his return to Austria.

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