69. German School

German School
(19th century)
Trompe l’oeil
Unclearly dated Düsseldorf 1871 l.r.
With traces of a signature on visiting card l.l.
With attached poem in Gothic German l.m.
Oil on panel, 86.1 x 64.2 cm
Provenance:
Private collection, The Netherlands
N.B.:
The poem reads:
Die Kunst hab’ ich geliebt,
Die Kunst hab’ ich gelibt,
Mein Lebelang:
Den Schein hab’ ich verachtet,
Nach Wahrheit stets getrachtet,
Darum ist mir nicht bang.

Taxatie
€ 8.000 - 12.000
Hamerbedrag
€ 11.000