14 - 16 December 2010
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Anton Alexander von Werner (Frankfurt an der Oder 1843-1915 Berlin)
Oil study of male busts
signed with initials and dated '1875' (lower right)
oil on canvas
47 x 57 cm.
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Painting is inscribed with names of the men depicted, from the left to the right: Oberst Walkers, Graf Perponcher, Prinsz. A Radzwill and Oberst V. Fassong.
Please note that the estimate of the present lot should read EUR 1000-1500 and not EUR 1000-15000 as stated in the catalogue.
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