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Lot 3038 - A189 Swiss Art - Friday, 28. June 2019, 02.00 PM

ALBERT ANKER

(1831 Ins 1910)
Portrait of a girl. 1862.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower left: Anker 1962 (incised in the fresh paint).
40.5 x 33 cm.

Provenance:
- Hermann Ganz Collection, Zurich.
- Private collection, Switzerland.

Literature:
- Max Huggler, Hug Wagner and Katalin von Walterskirchen: Albert Anker. Katalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern 1962, no. 134 (with ill.).
- Sandor Kuthy and Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler: Albert Anker. Werkkatalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Basel 1995, p. 82, no. 66 (with ill.).

The present portrait of a girl by Albert Anker is recorded as the first autonomous portrait of a girl in the catalogue raisonné by Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler and is regarded as a turning point in Anker's selection of subjects.


CHF 60 000 / 90 000 | (€ 56 070 / 84 110)

Sold for CHF 104 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.