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Lot 3013 - A203 Swiss Art - Friday, 02. December 2022, 02.00 PM

ALBERT ANKER

(1831 Ins 1910)
Kartoffelschälendes Mädchen (Girl peeling potatoes). 1886.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower left: Anker 1886.
70.5 × 52.5 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection of Georges Wenger, Lausanne, acquired directly from the artist in 1886.
- Collection of H. Blattmann-Ziegler, Wädenswil 1931.
- Private collection, Wädenswil, 1962.
- Important Swiss private collection, acquired from the above.

Exhibited:
- Bern 1928, Albert Anker, Kunsthalle Bern, September–October 1928, no. 60 (label on verso).
- Bern 1931, Albert Anker (1831–1910). Jahrhundertsausstellung, Berner Kunstmuseum, 20.6.–23.8.1931, no. 88 (label on verso).
- Atlanta 1988, From Liotard to Le Corbusier. 200 Years of Swiss Painting, 1730–1930. High Museum of Art Atlanta, Georgia, 9.2.–10.4.1988, no. 40 (label on verso).
- Pfäffikon 1991, Albert Anker 1831–1910, Seedamm-Kulturzentrum Pfäffikon SZ, 5.5.–11.8.1991, no. 66.

Source:
Albert Anker: Livre de Vente 16.8. 1886: 'de M. Wenger pour (…) une fille qui pèle des pommes de terre (Probst Anna) 400'.

Literature:
- Conrad von Mandach: 136 Gemälde und Zeichnungen von Albert Anker, Zurich 1941, 2nd edition, fig. 61.
- Walter Hugelshofer: Albert Anker. Calendrier de 1956 avec 12 reproductions d'œvres d'Albert Anker, Winterthur 1956.
- Hugo Wagner and Katalin von Walterskirchen: Albert Anker. Katalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Bern 1962, no. 236 (with ill).
- Hans A. Lüthy: Die heile Welt Ankers, in: Schweizer Malerei. Vom Mittelalter bis 1900, ed. Florens Deuchler et al., Geneva 1975, p. 162 (with ill.).
- Sandor Kuthy and Hans A. Lüthy: Albert Anker. Zwei Autoren über einen Maler, Zurich 1980, p. 109.
- Jörg Huber: Albert Anker (1831–1910). 32 ausgewählte Bilder, 2nd series, Glattbrugg 1984, p. 25.
- Sandor Kuthy and Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler: Albert Anker. Werkkatalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Basel 1995, p. 180, no. 363 (with ill.).
- Exh. cat. Anker, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, ed. by Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler, Martigny 2003, p. 198 (with ill.).

The painting is registered as no. 2277 in the Swiss Institute of Art Research.


CHF 900 000 / 1 400 000 | (€ 927 840 / 1 443 300)

Sold for CHF 1 753 300 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.