Lot 3021 - Z40 Swiss Art - Friday, 24. June 2016, 04.00 PM

ANKER, ALBERT

(1831 Ins 1910)
Soup for the Poor. 1859.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower right: Anker 1859.
81.5 x 65 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection Mme. Favaeger-Bourgeois.
- Collection J. Jequier, 1910.
- Collection Anker, Chicago.
- private collection Basel, 1962.
- Germann Zurich, May 1976, Lot 13.
- important Zurich private collection.

Literature:
- Livre de vente, 4 June 1861.
- Quinche-Anker, Marie: Le peintre Albert Anker, 1831-1910, d'après sa correspondance, Bern 1924, p. 60.
- Huggler, Max / Wagner, Hugo / Walterskirchen von, Katalin: Albert Anker - Katalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern 1962, No. 41.
- Kuthy, Sandor and Lüthy, Hans: Albert Anker - Zwei Autoren über einen Maler, Zurich 1980, pp. 17, 21, 32 (with illustrations p. 43).
- Kuthy, Sandor and Bhattacharya-Stettler, Therese: Albert Anker - Werkkatalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Basel 1995, p. 72, No. 34 (with illustrations).

Exhibitions:
- Neuchâtel, 8 May-6 June 1860, Neuvième exposition de la Société des Amis des Arts, No. 2.
- Neuchâtel, 1-30 November 1910, Exposition Albert Anker, Salles Léopold Robert, No. 9.
- Zurich, 6-27 October 1911, Exhibition on Albert Anker, Kunsthaus Zurich, No. 2.
- Bern, 17 September-11 December 1960, Albert Anker, Kunstmuseum Bern, No. 9 (label on verso).
- Ins, 19 September-18 October 1981, Albert Anker - Der Maler und seine Welt, Sporthalle Ins, No. 7 (label on verso).
- Pfäffikon, 5 May-11 August 1991, Albert Anker, Seedamm-Kulturzentrum, No. 7.
- Ins, 19 September-15 October 2000, Albert Anker - Wege zum Werk, Sporthalle Ins, No. 74 (label on verso).

CHF 1 200 000 / 1 500 000

€ 1 052 630 / 1 315 790

Sold for CHF 1 400 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.