23 - 24 June 2015
Circle of Johann Baptist Lampi II (Trento 1775-1837 Vienna)
The three Graces with Cupid
oil on canvas
201.5 x 160 cm.
with an old seal of the Bundesdenkmalamt, Vienna on the reverse
Adalbert von Kolasinski, Warschau; Lepke, Berlin, 5 June 1917, lot 166, as Anton Raphael Mengs, where purchased by the grandfather of the present owners, Franz Schmidt, Felde; thence by descent.
On loan to the Kunsthalle, Kiel, since 1968.
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D. Honisch, Anton Raphael Mengs, und die Bildform des Frühklassizismus, Recklinghausen 1965, no. 398, as unknown artist.
S. Röttgen, Anton Raphael Mengs,1728-1779. Hirmer, 2003, no. EX 99, as circle of Charles de Fosse.
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