Lot 3205 - A184 19th Century Paintings - Friday, 23. March 2018, 05.00 PM

DAHL, JOHAN CHRISTIAN

(Bergen 1788 - 1857 Dresden)
Blick auf die Elbe vom Cosels Garten bei Dresden. 1822.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower centre left on the stone: Dahl 1822.
62.3 x 97.9 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection of Mr. Elliot, Boston, 1822.
- Sale: Sotheby's, London, 19.6.1991, Lot 241.
- Swiss Private Collection.

Exhibited:
Dresden, 1822, No. 598.

Literature:
- Der Gesellschafter, Berlin, 13.9.1822, 146th sheet, p. 692.
- Artistisches Notizenblatt, Dresden, 5.10.1822, No. 19, p. 75.
- Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode, Vienna, 24.10.1822, No. 128, p. 1033.
- Brockhaus 1824, vol.1, p. 2.
- Lødrup Bang, Marie: Johan Christian Dahl 1788-1857. Life and Works, Oslo 1987, vol. 2, No. 377 (illustrated as sketch), p. 137.


We are grateful to Prof. Helmut Börsch-Supan for confirming the authenticity of the present work on the basis of a photograph. According to Prof. Börsch-Supan, this painting is the landscape mentioned in the catalogue raisonné for which Marie Lødrup Bang in 1987 had only a drawing available of the same landscape detail.

CHF 30 000 / 40 000

€ 26 320 / 35 090

Sold for CHF 72 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.